|Series||Research paper,, no. 4, Research paper (United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research) ;, no. 4.|
|Contributions||United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.|
|LC Classifications||JX1974.735 .F85 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||57|
|LC Control Number||90225371|
Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Theodore B. Taylor Chairman, NOVA, Damascus, Maryland. Dr. Taylor, a former nuclear weapons designer, received the US Atomic Energy Commission’s Lawrence Memorial Award and was Deputy Director of the Defense Nuclear Agency. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Size: 33KB. At a time when there is a real prospect of eliminating the nuclear threat, international nuclear proliferation policy plays a special role. When the leading nuclear powers - the United States and the Soviet Union - reduce their arsenals and are discussing the possibility of their complete liquidation, proliferation from country to country Author: Valerii Davydov. Fully updated and revised since its initial publication, Nuclear Weapons and Nonproliferation, Second Edition explores all key issues related to the proliferation of nuclear weapons and efforts to curb them, from the U.S. atomic bomb project during World War II to current debates on nuclear terrorism, North Korea's nuclear test, and Iran's enrichment program. Nuclear weapons proliferation is a topic of intense interest and concern among both academics and policy makers. Diverse opinions exist about the determinants of proliferation and the policy options to alter proliferation incentives.
Nuclear proliferation is another threatening trend as more states seek to acquire nuclear weapons and the danger of them falling into the hands of terrorist groups increases. A nuclear arms race in the volatile Middle East region, for example, could potentially create a greater risk of a nuclear exchange than existed at the height of the Cold War. Context: The accelerating spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear know-how and nuclear material and rising regional instabilities has brought us to a new nuclear age. Prevention of proliferation and use of nuclear weapons is the need of the hour. What does nuclear proliferation mean? In simplest terms, proliferation means rapidly increasing the number or amount of something. “A world free of nuclear weapons would be a global public good of highest order”-Ban-Ki-Moon Context U.S. President Donald Trump declared that the U.S. is quitting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a bilateral agreement with Russia signed in Nuclear Proliferation Proliferation means rapidly increasing the number or amount of term nuclear proliferation. Nuclear proliferation, the spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons technology, or fissile material to countries that do not already possess them. The term is also used to refer to the possible acquisition of nuclear weapons by terrorist organizations or other armed groups. During World War II.
Abstract. Jim Walsh's column suggests ways to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, including recognition that proliferation is an international problem and that there is a need for new initiatives. Fifty-five years ago this week, America dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. So began the nuclear age. The present Strategy Research Project paper focuses on nuclear weapons proliferation and its prevention in the broader region of the Middle East. The paper examines the possibilities and viability of creating a Nuclear Free Zone in the broader Middle East region. This critical review of the new political science literature on the causes of nuclear weapons proliferation consists of seven parts. The first section briefly presents what we know about which. China, one of the five nuclear weapons states under the NPT, is estimated, as of June , to possess nuclear warheads, an arsenal that has steadily increased in recent has simultaneously sought to modernize and expand its nuclear delivery systems, which include some nuclear-capable land-based missiles and a limited number of submarines, SLBMs, and strategic .