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Nuclear proliferation

United States. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

Nuclear proliferation

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by United States. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament.,
  • Nuclear weapons.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
    SeriesU.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Publication 80, Publication (United States. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency) -- 80.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974.A1 U52 no.80
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16143304M

    Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.   A book about nuclear proliferation by Jacques Hymans, associate professor of international relations at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts .

    Nuclear proliferation, the spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons technology, or fissile material to countries that do not already possess them. The term is also used to refer to the possible acquisition of nuclear weapons by terrorist organizations or . The Trump administration inherits a global nuclear non-proliferation regime that has been more effective and durable than many observers expected, Author: Robert Einhorn.

    India's nuclear bomb: the impact on global proliferation User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Perkovich (W. Alton Jones Foundation) painstakingly describes the evolution of India's nuclear arsenal from to The stockpile resulted not from military need but rather from the efforts of Read full review/5(2). In mid a second conference for the review of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) will take place in Geneva. Given the importance of preventing, or at least slowing down, nuclear weapon proliferation, this conference will be a crucial event in the field of arms control and disarmament. For many countries the technical and economic barriers to proliferation have disappeared, and .


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