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Interpreting the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty

Interpreting the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty Author Daniel H. Joyner
ISBN-10 9780191648786
Release 2012-12-13
Pages 200
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The 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty has proven the most complicated and controversial of all arms control treaties, both in principle and in practice. Statements of nuclear-weapon States from the Cold War to the present, led by the United States, show a disproportionate prioritization of the non-proliferation pillar of the Treaty, and an unwarranted underprioritization of the civilian energy development and disarmament pillars of the treaty. This book argues that the way in which nuclear-weapon States have interpreted the Treaty has laid the legal foundation for a number of policies related to trade in civilian nuclear energy technologies and nuclear weapons disarmament. These policies circumscribe the rights of non-nuclear-weapon States under Article IV of the Treaty by imposing conditions on the supply of civilian nuclear technologies. They also provide for the renewal and maintaintenance, and in some cases further development of the nuclear weapons arsenals of nuclear-weapon States. The book provides a legal analysis of this trend in treaty interpretation by nuclear-weapon States and the policies for which it has provided legal justification. It argues, through a close and systematic examination of the Treaty by reference to the rules of treaty interpretation found in the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, that this disproportionate prioritization of the non-proliferation pillar of the Treaty leads to erroneous legal interpretations in light of the original balance of principles underlying the Treaty, prejudicing the legitimate legal interests of non-nuclear-weapon States.



Negotiating the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty

Negotiating the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty Author Roland Popp
ISBN-10 9781315536569
Release 2016-10-04
Pages 250
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This volume offers a critical historical assessment of the negotiation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and of the origins of the nonproliferation regime. The NPT has been signed by 190 states and was indefinitely extended in 1995, rendering it the most successful arms control treaty in history. Nevertheless, little is known about the motivations and strategic calculi of the various middle and small powers in regard to their ultimate decision to join the treaty despite its discriminatory nature. While the NPT continues to be central to current nonproliferation efforts, its underlying mechanisms remain under-researched. Based on newly declassified archival sources and using previously inaccessible evidence, the contributions in this volume examine the underlying rationales of the specific positions taken by various states during the NPT negotiations. Starting from a critical appraisal of our current knowledge of the genesis of the nonproliferation regime, contributors from diverse national and disciplinary backgrounds focus on both European and non-European states in order to enrich our understanding of how the global nuclear order came into being. This book will be of much interest to students of nuclear proliferation, Cold War history, security studies and IR.



The Midlife Crisis of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

The Midlife Crisis of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Author Peter Pella
ISBN-10 9781681743905
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 78
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The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) has been the principal legal barrier to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons for the past forty-five years. It promotes the peaceful uses of nuclear technology and insures, through the application of safeguards inspections conducted by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), that those technologies are not being diverted toward the production of nuclear weapons. It is also the only multinational treaty that obligates the five nuclear weapons states that are party to the treaty (China, France, Great Britain, Russia, and the United States) to pursue nuclear disarmament measures. Though there have been many challenges over the years, most would agree that the treaty has largely been successful. However, many are concerned about the continued viability of the NPT. The perceived slow pace of nuclear disarmament, the interest by some countries to consider a weapons program while party to the treaty, and the funding and staffing issues at the IAEA, are all putting considerable strain on the treaty. This manuscript explores those issues and offers some possible solutions to ensure that the NPT will survive effectively for many years to come.



The Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty

The Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty Author Ian Bellany
ISBN-10 9781135173180
Release 2014-05-01
Pages 142
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This study looks at the interpretations and effects of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and offers readings of its possible future effects.



Nuclear Non Proliferation

Nuclear Non Proliferation Author Michael P. Fry
ISBN-10 9783642751059
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 198
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This volume appears at a time when the prospects for banishing the threat of nuclear annihilation are brighter than at any time since the first atomic device exploded over the desert at Alamogordo. The last few years have seen an ex traordinary change in the climate of East-West relations. The programme of political and economic reform which President Gorbachev initiated in the Soviet Union and which is now spreading throughout most of Eastern Europe has been parallelled by serious efforts to reach agreement on measures for conventional and nuclear disarmament. This has led to new hope that international peace and security can at last be built upon the firm foundation of justice, respect for in ternational law and a determination to approach problems in a spirit of genuine co-operation rather than one of distrust and confrontation. This new climate encourages us in the belief that the obvious common sense of preventing the further spread of nuclear weapons will come to be shared by all nations. At the same time, we have to recognize two very disturbing facts, which imply that there can be no slackening of our efforts to strengthen the non-proliferation regime.



The nuclear non proliferation treaty

The nuclear non proliferation treaty Author Mohamed Ibrahim Shaker
ISBN-10 UOM:39015002615279
Release 1980-06
Pages 12
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Extending the nuclear non proliferation treaty

Extending the nuclear non proliferation treaty Author Tariq Rauf
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105016307121
Release 1995
Pages 16
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The Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty and India

The Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty and India Author Rajiv Nayan
ISBN-10 9781317986102
Release 2013-09-13
Pages 160
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The relationship of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty with India has been an interesting subject in the field of security studies. The nuclearisation of India and its subsequent rise are further forcing the world to redefine its relationship with the treaty. However, the international response is quite mixed. The old mindset still thinks that India may join the treaty as a Non-Nuclear Weapon State. Scholars appear divided whether India should join the treaty as a nuclear weapon country. The book discusses current crises of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty which are going to figure in the 2010 Review Conference of the treaty. This book was published as a special issue of The Strategic Analysis.



Nuclear Commerce

Nuclear Commerce Author Thomas Berndorfer
ISBN-10 9783836669726
Release 2009-01
Pages 146
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Peaceful and non-peaceful applications of nuclear technologies share a common fate: one cannot exist without the other. As the world is about to experience a nuclear renaissance, the nuclear industry has gone through a phase of consolidation. Despite more efficient intra-industry structures and technological advancements it will still not be able to close the increasing gap in energy demand to be expected in the near future. The economic attractiveness and relative absence of emissions still make atomic power an attractive candidate for an energy mix comprising several different "clean" technologies. A renewed interest in nuclear energy will at the same time demand for a robust non-proliferation framework as a safety-guarantee for the market. Export controls have been found to be an effective tool in this regard. The Zangger Committee as the legitimate interpreter of the Non-Proliferation Treaty and the Nuclear Suppliers Group representing the most influential countries in nuclear commerce have established a system of checks and balances that may not halt proliferation altogether, but which has managed to slow it down significantly. The effect of these control structures on the development of the nuclear market cannot be assessed directly. Political and security concerns particularly attributed to nuclear matters make their application a necessity for the existence of the commerce itself. Recent global efforts such as the United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1540 and 1673 are focusing on the implementation of common set of key elements for strategic trade controls. The success of these measures will have a direct impact on the sustainability of the nuclear renaissance.



The Future of the Non Proliferation Treaty

The Future of the Non Proliferation Treaty Author Darryl Howlett
ISBN-10 9781349237241
Release 2016-07-27
Pages 226
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In 1995 a Conference is to be convened to review and extend the Treaty on the NonProliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). The Future of the NPT brings together a distinguished group of individuals, including the elected President of the 1995 NPT Conference, to analyse four crucial agenda areas relevant to the Conference: the preConference activities to be undertaken by both States Parties and the Conference Secretariat; those security issues that relate to a review of the treaty, such as nuclear disarmament and security assurances; peaceful uses and verification questions; and regional issues. With nuclear nonproliferation currently occupying a prominent position on the international security agenda, the 1995 Conference offers a unique opportunity for a constructive discussion on these areas and it is hoped that this volume will provide a contribution to that end.



Non proliferation treaty

Non proliferation treaty Author Mason Willrich
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105044462799
Release 1969
Pages 341
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Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty

Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty Author Ocean
ISBN-10 9780199758296
Release 2012
Pages 263
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Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on the worldwide counter-terrorism effort. Among the documents collected are transcripts of Congressional testimony, reports by such federal government bodies as the Congressional Research Service (CRS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and case law covering issues related to terrorism. Each volume carries a single theme, and inside each volume the documents appear within topic-based categories. The series also includes a subject index and other indices that guide the user through this complex area of the law. Volume 121, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, covers recent developments relating to the 2010 NPT Review Conference, primarily those pertaining to Iran and North Korea. After the 2005 Review Conference ended without a final consensus declaration due to disputes over Iran's nuclear activities, Israel's nuclear program, and implementation of the Middle East nuclear weapon-free zone, the lack of consensus in 2005 combined with continued concern over the nuclear programs of Iran and North Korea made the 2010 Review Conference a critical moment in the achievement of the NPT's goals. Kristen Boon provides introductory analysis of the key documents relating to the NPT generally and the 2010 NPT Review Conference in particular. The documents in this volume include the Final Declaration of the 2000 Conference, statements made by the key parties at the 2010 Conference, the Final Statement of the 2010 Conference, and related UN Security Council resolutions from 2009 and 2010. Professor Boon also includes renewed discussion of two critical past documents, the U.S. Nuclear Posture Review Report of April 6, 2010, and the U.S. National Security Strategy of May 27, 2010.



The Challenges of Nuclear Non Proliferation

The Challenges of Nuclear Non Proliferation Author Richard Dean Burns
ISBN-10 9781442223769
Release 2015-03-12
Pages 250
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This exhaustive survey of the many aspects of nuclear non-proliferation efforts explains why some nations pursued nuclear programs while others abandoned them. It addresses key issues such as concerns over rogue states and stateless rogues, delivery systems made possible by technology, and the connection between nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. It also examines whether non-proliferation regimes can deal with these threats or whether economic or military sanctions need to be developed and and the feasibility of eliminating or greatly reducing the number of nuclear weapons.



Nuclear Non proliferation and the Non proliferation Treaty

Nuclear Non proliferation and the Non proliferation Treaty Author Michael P. Fry
ISBN-10 0387517561
Release 1990-01-01
Pages 198
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The Politics of Nuclear Non proliferation

The Politics of Nuclear Non proliferation Author Carl Ungerer
ISBN-10 1865080977
Release 2001
Pages 218
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The politics of nuclear weapons proliferation is high on the international agenda. Deep divisions have emerged between the nuclear haves and have-nots over the appropriate next steps in arms control and disarmament. In this study, a group of Australian and international scholars analyze some of the key issues in the nuclear nonproliferation debate. They examine the conceptual and legal foundations of arms control and nonproliferation and look at the nonproliferation agenda from the perspective of individual countries or regions, focusing primarily on the situation in Asia. Also explored are the new and unconventional diplomatic approaches changing the international negotiating environment.



Western Europe and the future of the Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty

Western Europe and the future of the Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty Author Peter Lomas
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105082739975
Release 1989
Pages 144
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The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Author Dane Eugene Swango
ISBN-10 OCLC:605273387
Release 2009
Pages 540
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