Archive for June, 2011

Banning Nuclear Explosions: A Test-Ban Treaty Primer

Banning Nuclear Explosions: A Test-Ban Treaty Primer

When it was passed by the UN in 1996, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty  (CTBT) was seen as a crucial step for nuclear arms control and nonproliferation.  Adding...

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The Missile Defense Hyperbole Game By Greg Thielmann

The Missile Defense Hyperbole Game By Greg Thielmann

In principle, both Russia and the United States have endorsed cooperation on missile defense. Absent cooperation, the two countries are unlikely to make further...

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Pakistan Seen Readying to Cross Nuclear Threshold

Pakistan Seen Readying to Cross Nuclear Threshold

Pakistan’s test launch last month of a new short-range ballistic missile, when added to its quickly growing arsenal of lower-power nuclear weapons, indicates...

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Mandatory Reporting of Nuclear Weapons Shows the U.S. Has One-Third More Deployed Nuclear Weapons Than Russia

Mandatory Reporting of Nuclear Weapons Shows the U.S. Has One-Third More Deployed Nuclear Weapons Than Russia

The United States has 30 per cent more deployed long-range ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads than former Cold War foe Russia, according to new data released...

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