Spies, Michael
April 2007
American University International Law Review;2007, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p401
Academic Journal
The article explores the legal limitations of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). It examines the effects of the constrictions on the mechanisms for compliance assessment and enforcement. It cites the basic non-proliferation obligation assumed by non-nuclear weapon states (NNWS) parties. It details two general proliferation scenarios envisioned by the NPT.


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