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Nuclear non-proliferation and the problem of threshold states

Shibashis Chatterjee

Nuclear non-proliferation and the problem of threshold states

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Published by Minerva Associates in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear nonproliferation.

  • About the Edition

    With reference to South Asia.

    Edition Notes

    StatementShibashis Chatterjee.
    ContributionsJadavpur University. School of International Relations and Strategic Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5675 .C448 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 139 p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL161065M
    ISBN 108185195897
    LC Control Number99936951

    It was, on the other hand, sad and disconcerting to note that suspicion and envy were also playing a role. He noted with satisfaction that the nuclear Powers had recently reaffirmed their commitment to nuclear disarmament, and that significant and concrete progress had been made in that area since the end of the cold war. Between 16 July and 23 Septemberthe United States maintained a program of vigorous nuclear testingwith the exception of a moratorium between November and September A selective and focused collection of documents will be made available to researchers.

    Africa would only be viable as a nuclear-weapon-free zone if it received full and unconditional support from the international community. The source of the drum rupture has been traced to the use of organic kitty litter at the WCRRF packaging facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where the drum was packaged and prepared for shipment. The BG broke apart, killing three of the seven crew members aboard. In the United States quietly intervened to head off a proposed nuclear test.

    Thirteen of these tested positive for internal radioactive contamination increasing their risk for future cancers or health issues. The decisions to be made during the next few weeks would affect the very future of the earth. Africa would only be viable as a nuclear-weapon-free zone if it received full and unconditional support from the international community. The final section, Part VI, will examine the present state of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime, which most observers agree is currently facing a crisis of credibility. Even after the MLF had died on the vine, State Department officials were reluctant to push hard for a nonproliferation agreement that excluded such an option if there was a risk that it would alienate Bonn.


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In October the Department of State asked Western European embassies to raise their antennae for information on the French nuclear program as well as on European cooperative nuclear weapons projects. As our book says, it is definitely time for us to become sensible about these realities, in our own interest and survival.

There was also another State, which was not a party to the Treaty and which had succeeded in acquiring certain nuclear capabilities without having to steal material or equipment or any other components or contravene the laws of the great Power in question or of any other State, unlike the other entity.

Also, an important safeguard for new nuclear power countries is the Agreementby which a nation is granted access to U. McNamara says that the U. Africa was working for the universal application of the non-proliferation Treaty and urged the nuclear-weapon States to accelerate negotiations on the destruction of those weapons.

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It was with deep regret that Solomon Islands noted that, among the nuclear-weapon States, Russia and China had ratified the protocols of that Treaty but France, the United Kingdom and the United States had not.

During the s, it released a few, in whole or in part, for use in the State Department's Foreign Relations series, but when it came to FOIA or mandatory review requests, the answer was "no.

It paid tribute to the drafters of the Treaty and noted Nuclear non-proliferation and the problem of threshold states book, by relinquishing a part of their sovereignty, States parties had collectively reduced the risk of Armageddon.

The fourth section examines the three problem areas in the proliferation matrix today — Iran, North Korea and the potent mix of non-state actors and nuclear weapons. ZAKI Maldives said that he wished to touch briefly upon the various aspects involved in the review of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, namely, the objectives of the Treaty; what had been achieved; the obligations of States under the Treaty; the role played by the Treaty in arms control, disarmament and the negotiation of a comprehensive nuclear-test-ban treaty; and, above all, what remained to be done.

Documents 3a and 3b: NIE Document 3a. It was therefore acutely aware of the need to protect its natural resources from nuclear contamination. However, many foreign policy analysts considered it likely that India would eventually choose to develop a nuclear weapons capability.

A further two Russian units are under consideration for the site. Washington D. How are urbanization and nuclear power connected? Another document estimated the possibility of a nuclear weapons decision by Pakistan. In an earlier release CIA withheld the discussion of the major candidates for nuclear proliferation; now Nuclear non-proliferation and the problem of threshold states book has been declassified except for the review of Israel's nuclear potential.

Number in parenthesis are the explosive nuclear tests conducted by a particular nation. Some journalists say that foreign pressure regarding nuclear issues could strengthen Hindu nationalist factions.

Annex to National Intelligence Estimate No. The conclusion of a comprehensive test-ban treaty which would be truly comprehensive and verifiable would therefore be a vital step in that direction.

The guidelines also call for stressing the position that a comprehensive nuclear weapons program, including a delivery system, would be prohibitively costly. What is the present state of nuclear deterrence models built during the Cold War?

Also as in previous analyses, the estimators discussed the potentially dangerous impact of the spread of nuclear weapons; this NIE mentioned the peril of nuclear sharing schemes: "the stationing of nuclear weapons on foreign soil and training indigenous forces in their use is not without risk.

Few doubted that it was engaged in an active nuclear weapons development program. In a dissent on page 10, naval intelligence rightly made much of the withdrawal of Soviet technical assistance in light of "current dissensions" between Beijing and Moscow.

Partial meltdown. Meanwhile, the most urgent task was to define a precise timetable for the reduction in the number of nuclear weapons and their elimination, the universal implementation of the Treaty, the establishment of a non-discriminatory regime regarding the transfer of nuclear technology to countries that were not parties to the treaty.

Section three looks at the three de facto nuclear states: India, Pakistan and Israel. India has had an unhappy relationship with China. Cities, we know, are huge centers of energy use, electricity above all else.Jan 06,  · The NPT centric international nuclear order is based on legal, technical, political and normative pillars that have proven to be partially successful in achieving nuclear non-proliferation goals.

For example, President Kennedy’s prediction – that the world could see 15 to 25 new nuclear states by the s – has not yet come to pass. Secondly, a combination of both material and. Feb 27,  · Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation book.

Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation. The final section will examine the present state of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime, which most observers agree is currently facing a crisis of credibility.

Part 4: The ‘Problem’ States. Iran. North Korea. Part 5: The ‘Threshold’ States. South Book Edition: 1st Edition. However, threshold states also offer significant challenges to the movement for nuclear weapons elimination, in particular in relation to acquisition of enrichment and reprocessing facilities.

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