On Resuming Nuclear Testing

Inglis, David R.
February 1962
New Republic;2/12/62, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p18
Focuses on the debate over the resumption of nuclear weapons testing in the U.S. Collapse of the nuclear test ban treaty negotiations between several countries; Effort made by scientist Vanevar Bush to advise Secretary of State Dean Acheson that the U.S. should refrain from carrying out the test of the first thermonuclear device; Proposal made by the Soviet Union for a moratorium on all nuclear tests; Announcement made by former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower that the U.S. could no longer be bound by the moratorium; Aim of the U.S. to achieve nuclear superiority over Soviet Union.


Related Articles

  • Bertrand Russell on Negotiations. Russell, Beitrand // New Republic;1/27/58, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p9 

    This article presents a letter by the author to the U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower on issues related to international negotiations. According to him the following terms are needed for negotiations. The first being that nuclear weapons tests to cease immediately by agreement. Negotiations to...

  • Seismology and Diplomacy. Boggs, William W. // New Republic;5/28/62, Vol. 146 Issue 22, p19 

    Claims that seismological evidence suggests that the U.S. policy of insisting on the presence of international control and inspection posts in the Soviet Union exaggerates the difficulty of policing a nuclear test ban treaty being considered in Geneva, Switzerland in 1962. Issues on monitoring...

  • Far Places & Close Principles.  // Time;1/18/1960, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p16 

    The article reports on the visit of U.S. President Ike Eisenhower to various countries including Brazil, Moscow, Russia and Uruguay. It notes that Eisenhower will visit Brazil from February 23-26, Argentina from February 26-29, Chile from February 29-March 2 and Uruguay from march 2-3 in 1960....

  • Summit & Consequences.  // Time;5/30/1960, Vol. 75 Issue 22, p9 

    The article discusses the consequences faced by Soviet Prime Minister Nikita Khrushchev on his actions during the summit conference in Paris France in 1960. It mentions that Khrushchev's violent abuse against U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower has failed the purpose of diplomacy and also drew the...

  • Eisenhower's Geneva Proposal. E. R. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1955, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p234 

    The author reflects on the proposal of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower for the control of atomic armaments. He argues that the aim of the proposal is not to prevent the manufacturing of weapons but to prevent a greater formulation of an attack. He suggests that the strong desire for the...

  • THE REST OF THE TEST BAN. Inglis, David R. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Dec1963, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p39 

    The article urges the international community for the creation of a comprehensive test-ban treaty following a successful development of a partial treaty. Although wary about small evasions of an underground test ban, the West has been proposing an aboveground test ban since 1959. American and...

  • Some Urgent Matters.  // New Republic;11/12/56, Vol. 135 Issue 20, p5 

    Focuses on several political issues of the U.S. under the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Drawbacks of the foreign policy; Reliance of the country on nuclear weapons; Decision of the Eisenhower administration to hang all disarmament questions on the condition of prior Russian...

  • LETTER FROM WASHINGTON. Rovere, Richard H. // New Yorker;4/14/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p151 

    The article focuses on the reopening of negotiations between the U.S. Secretary of State and Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobyrinin over Berlin, Germany. The Russians have expressed interest in Western proposals for international control of the East German section of Autobahn. The future of Germany...

  • Atomic Somersault.  // New Republic;1/4/54, Vol. 130 Issue 1, p5 

    Comments on the condemnation of the proposal of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower concerning nuclear weapons by the Soviet government. Abandonment of the United Nations Majority Plan for the control of atomic weapons implied in the proposal; Diversion of the attention from atomic weapons to...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics