Too many fingers on the nuclear button?

Milhollin, Gary; White, Gerard
December 1991
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p6
Discusses various options to nuclear proliferation problem in Ukraine. Moving of Ukraine's nuclear weapons to Russia under central control; International inspection; Joining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as 'non-nuclear weapon states'; Destruction of the weapons under inspection; Offering of pay for the destruction of Soviet nuclear weapons outside Russia.


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