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by James A. Schear

Category: Politics and Government
Subcategory: Political books
Author: James A. Schear
ISBN: 0566006774
ISBN13: 978-0566006777
Language: English
Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Co Ltd; First Edition edition (March 1, 1984)
Pages: 208
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Nuclear weapons are the most powerful and destructive weapons held in the aresenals of any modern states. Since the creation of the nuclear bomb, many have feared that a nuclear war could lead to the end of life on earth as we currently know it. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is the central organisation working towards maintaining nuclear peace and preventing the further spread of nuclear arms (Graham 2004, 285). The NPT’s main focus is preventing further nuclear proliferation (Ford 2007, 403)

and international perspectives, offering a detailed look at current technologies, arsenals, weapons tests, and nonproliferation efforts

and international perspectives, offering a detailed look at current technologies, arsenals, weapons tests, and nonproliferation efforts. KhanÕs nuclear technology black market, Òdirty bombs,Ó developments in North Korea and Iran, and the . plan to aid IndiaÕs nuclear program-plus recent progress (or lack thereof) on a range of treaties and initiatives.

Although nuclear weapons have not been used in war since 1945, the large nuclear arsenals still held, particularly by the United States and Russia, continue to influence not only international relations but also human culture and psychology. The frightening power of nuclear weapons holds out the lure of ultimate security and status to national leaders, but the presence of nuclear weapons brings with it the risk of possible nuclear accidents, terrorism, war, and annihilation.

Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the Treaty on th. .

Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT. Proliferation has been opposed by many nations with and without nuclear weapons, as governments fear that more countries with nuclear weapons will increase the possibility of nuclear warfare.

Reprinted with permission. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without permission in writing from the Carnegie Endowment. 7. Abolishing Nuclear Weapons Adelphi Paper 396 George Perkovich and James M. Acton.

The Treaty is regarded as the cornerstone of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime and an essential foundation for the pursuit of nuclear disarmament

The Treaty is regarded as the cornerstone of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime and an essential foundation for the pursuit of nuclear disarmament. It was designed to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, to further the goals of nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament, and to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. To further the goal of non-proliferation and as a confidence-building measure between States parties, the Treaty establishes a safeguards system under the responsibility of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

nuclear weapons, nuclear proliferation, nuclear posture, nuclear .

nuclear weapons, nuclear proliferation, nuclear posture, nuclear assistance, chemical. weapons, biological weapons, weapons of mass destruction. What is the relationship between nuclear postures and nonproliferation policies and. the spread of nuclear weapons? At first blush, this might appear to be an obvious. In addition to measures of nuclear posture and policies, the authors in this. Statement for the Record on the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the. US Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

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