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Nuclear nonproliferation and safety

Nuclear nonproliferation and safety

challenges facing the International Atomic Energy Agency : report to the Chairman, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Atomic Energy Agency,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation,
  • Technical assistance, American -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesChallenges facing the International Atomic Energy Agency.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17748989M
    OCLC/WorldCa31714297

    Nonproliferation & Disarmament. We reject the possession of nuclear weapons as a permanent basis for securing and maintaining peace. The International Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty is the cornerstone of international efforts to curb nuclear weapons. It says, “The proliferation of nuclear weapons would seriously enhance the danger of nuclear.   Nuclear nonproliferation: DOE action needed to ensure continued recovery of unwanted sealed radioactive sources: report to the ranking minority member, Subcommittee on Financial Management, the Budget, and International Security, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate.

    Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation By Harold Brown, Graham T. Allison, Gilles Andréani, KIM Sung-han, Sergei Karaganov, Ariel E. Levite, Masashi Nishihara, and Rajiy Sikri January 2. The Nonproliferation Policy Education Center's primary focus is on the potentially dangerous spread of nuclear weapons technology. It also scours the nuclear world for technical information on nuclear industry developments, problems and opportunities. One can disagree or agree with its research, but for me, it’s a good read. Linden Blue.

    Contact: Kelsey Davenport, Director for Nonproliferation Policy, () x; Kingston Reif, Director for Disarmament and Threat Reduction Policy, () x At the dawn of the nuclear age, the United States hoped to maintain a monopoly on its new weapon, but the secrets and the technology for making nuclear weapons soon spread. Nuclear Policy Resources. The first section of this page provides links to websites with information on nuclear issues. A list of foundational readings used in the Public Policy and Nuclear Threats program is also provided here, organized by topic.


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