A Nuclear North Korea
- Senate: Test ban prospects shaken. Isaacs, John // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug1998, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p40
Focuses on the effect of nuclear weapons testing conducted in India on May 11 and 13, 1998 on the prospects of the United States Senate approval of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Effect of the testing on CTBT, the U.S. theater missile system; View of test ban supporters of the tests;...
- Peaceful Steps. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/29/2007, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p2
The article reports on the decision of North Korea to end its nuclear program. This move means North Korea would not be able to make any more nuclear weapons. Those weapons can be used to cause mass destruction. Six nations, including Russia, China, Japan, South Korea and the U.S., have made a...
- Prospects for a Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Middle East. Bahgat, Gawdat // World Affairs;Spring2007, Vol. 169 Issue 4, p161
This article discusses the proposal to establish a nuclear weapons free zone (NWFZ), a specified region whose countries forswear the manufacture, acquisition, testing and possession of nuclear weapons, in the Middle East. A legally binding protocol with the five nuclear weapons states, including...
- Unilateral moves for stability. Aspin, Les // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Dec1987, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p12
Discusses the impact of the elimination of the U.S.-Soviet intermediate-range nuclear forces from Europe on American nuclear linkage to Europe's defense. Argument that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization should focus on neutralizing Soviet tank strength; Imbalance of conventional warfare forces.
- Before We Cheer. Day Jr., Samuel H. // Progressive;Nov87, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p14
Discusses the emergence of Partial Test Ban Treaty of 1963 agreement to ban nuclear-bomb tests in the atmosphere and in the ocean. Limitations of the proposed agreement; Advancement in the technology of underground nuclear-weapons testing; Obstacles in the early signing of a comprehensive...
- First Person Singular. Miller, Dennis B. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Dec2003, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p74
Focuses on the Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty between the U.S. and Russia. Agreement to eliminate the U.S. Pershing II and ground-launched cruise missiles; Establishment of the U.S. On-Site Inspection Agency; Russia's achievement of strategic parity with the U.S.
- Is Arms Control Dead? Mendelsohn, Jack // Issues;Spring2001, Issue 54, p81
Discusses how the plan of the United States government to implement national missile defense (NMD) affects the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Criticism on NMD; Implications of unilateral reductions; Options of the government for dealing with CTBT.
- Politics, technology, and the test ban. Evernden, Jack F. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1985, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on the factors to consider in negotiating test ban treaties for nuclear weapons in the U.S. Political considerations in test ban treaties; Technical considerations in attaining a comprehensive test ban; Seismological aspects of monitoring test ban treaties; Considerations and conditions...
- David Albright's response. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1985, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p63
Presents a letter regarding the U.S.-Euratom treaty on the use of plutonium in nuclear weapons.