Keeping the lid on nuclear arms

Milhollin, Gary; Weeks, Jennifer
August 1991
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p26
Announces that Argentina and Brazil have renounced nuclear weapons and that they are now devising a system of international inspection that could be a model for other countries. Accord reached last November between the two countries; Obstacles; Opposition from the armed forces in each country; The Aramar uranium enrichment plant at Ipero in Brazil; Argentina's gaseous-diffusion enrichment plant at Pilcaniyeu; More.


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