U.S.-Russia Nuclear Agreement: Interagency Process Used to Develop the Classified Nuclear Proliferation Assessment Needs to Be Strengthened

Aloise, Gene
July 2009
GAO Reports;7/29/2009, p1
Government Document
A letter is presented from Natural Resources and Environment director Gene Alois to U.S. Congressional requesters concerning the need to strengthen the interagency process used to develop the classified Nuclear Proliferation Assessment (NPAS ) that accompanied the U.S.-Russia nuclear agreement.


Related Articles

  • To Win NPT extension, nuclear states promise test ban and disarmament--again. Kumagai, Jean // Physics Today;Jul95, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p46 

    Reports on the extension of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty at a United Nations conference on May 11, 1995. Two companion documents adopted at the conference; Strengthening of the process for reviewing compliance with the treaty; Principles and objectives for nonproliferation and...

  • Parties to Non-Proliferation Treaty unable to agree on a final declaration.  // United Nations Chronicle;Dec90, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p50 

    Discusses the reasons why the Fourth Review Conference of Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was unable to achieve a consensus on a final declaration. Comments from Conference President Oswaldo de Rivero Barreto of Peru; Messages read from President Mikhail...

  • Fact sheet: Nuclear non-proliferation treaty.  // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;1/7/91, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p12 

    Discusses some facts about the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), the cornerstone of international efforts to prevent the further spread of nuclear weapons. Treaty goals and undertakings; Review conference; 1995 extension conference; Looking ahead. INSET: Three major...

  • Don't cut Egypt any slack on human rights. Fandy, Mamoun // Christian Science Monitor;3/28/95, Vol. 87 Issue 84, p18 

    Opinion. Comments on the fate of the US sponsored permanent extension of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in the wake of the reluctance shown by Egypt. Majority for ratification; Israel's nuclear program as main impediment; April 12, 1995 international conference on NPT to discuss...

  • A crucial conference on peace. Roth Jr., William V.; Glenn, John // Christian Science Monitor;3/28/95, Vol. 87 Issue 84, p18 

    Reviews the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in force for the last 25 years and the efforts by US and other nations for securing a permanent extension. Likely agreement at the international conference on April 12, 1995 in New York; Ratification as the hallmark for the future of NPT; NPT as a...

  • Who has nuclear weapons? Plater, D. // Scholastic Update;11/20/87, Vol. 120 Issue 6, p30 

    As long as only a few nations could produce nuclear weapons, the threat of the spread of these weapons seemed limited. But what would happen if smaller nations built atomic bombs, or if terrorist groups were able to develop weapons of mass destruction. Details nations that have nuclear...

  • Time for regional approaches? Steinberg, Gerald M. // Orbis;Summer94, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p409 

    States that the utility of the existing Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty (NPT) regime can only be maximized if buttressed by regional frameworks addressing the reasons why states go nuclear. NPT criticisms advanced by various pundits; Additional information.

  • The political psychology of the nuclear nonproliferation regime. Chafetz, Glenn // Journal of Politics;Aug95, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p743 

    Develops a theory that explains the international community's actual response the nuclear nonproliferation regime. Indications that liberal democratic states identify and shared to provide salient basis for identification; Importance of collective security to any enforcement problems; Influence...

  • Historic disarmament. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/12/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 24, p19 

    Reports on developments in international nuclear nonproliferation policy. Accession of Ukraine at Budapest summit; START 1 Treaty; Expectations.


Other Topics