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U.S. policy regarding limitations on nuclear testing

U.S. policy regarding limitations on nuclear testing

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Weapons systems -- Testing

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS policy regarding limitations on nuclear testing
    SeriesSepcial report -- no. 150, Special report (United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs) -- no. 150
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17980816M

    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 eration has been opposed by many nations with and without nuclear weapons, as. As Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump plan to meet, nuclear negotiations involving the United States and North Korea have been stymied by mistrust for more than a quarter century.

    "A must read for anyone concerned with the risks of nuclear proliferation, biological and chemical threats, and how to counter them." General Wesley K. Clark, U.S. Army (Ret.) "This valuable book delivers more than what the title might suggest, as the scope of the book extends well beyond a narrow assessment of U.S. nuclear policy to a broader assessment of how that approach affects the Format: Paperback. risks, benefits, and limitations of the available policy options. This briefing book is designed to provide an introduction to the facts and issues that are central to solving the Iranian nuclear puzzle. It is our assessment that a deal that ties Iran’s enrichment activities and its stockpiles to the actual needs of Iran’s nuclear power.

    This book is a counter to the conventional wisdom that the United States can and should do more to reduce both the role of nuclear weapons in its security strategies and the number of weapons in its arsenal. The case against nuclear weapons has been made on many grounds—including historical, political, and moral. But, Brad Roberts argues, it has not so far been informed by the experience of.   North Korea has been the poster child for rogue states for over five decades. It has pursued a nuclear weapons program, constructed and exported ballistic missiles, sponsored terrorist acts Author: Joel Wit.


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States nuclear testing is lifted." It may appear that the phrase "unless a foreign state conducts a nuclear test" would allow the U.S. to resume testing if France, China or a Third World proliferator conducted a test.

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