October 1, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On October 1, 2008, the US Senate voted 86-13 to approve the US-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act. The agreement ended a nearly 30-year US ban on nuclear trade with India. India is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), and has ...[read more]
May 11, 2010
by Andrew Morgan
On May 11, 1995, over 170 signatory nations agreed to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) indefinitely. The NPT is an agreement signed by 189 countries to control the spread of nuclear weapons and nuclear technology based on the principles of disarmament, non-proliferation, and the ...[read more]
March 5, 2010
by JURIST Staff
On March 5, 1970, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty took effect after ratification by 43 countries.Read a brief history of the NPT. ... ...[read more]
May 11, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On May 11, 1995, over 170 signatory nations agreed to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) indefinitely. The NPT is an agreement signed by 189 countries to control the spread of nuclear weapons and nuclear technology based on the principles of disarmament, non-proliferation, and the ...[read more]
October 2, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
The US Senate voted Wednesday to approve legislation establishing a cooperative nuclear energy agreement with India. The bill, entitled the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act, was approved by a vote of 86-13, and now heads to the White... ...[read more]
May 9, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The world's five major nuclear powers- Britain, China, France, Russia, and the US- cited Iran's uranium enrichment program as a major threat to the goals of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in a joint statement issued Thursday at the end of a two-week meeting of 106 NPT member na... ...[read more]
August 28, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The government of Pakistan has reiterated its refusal to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in the wake of its latest test of a nuclear-capable missile, saying that nuclear arms are vital to a stable balance of power, according to Tuesday reports. Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...[read more]
May 11, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A two-week UN conference to toughen the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons failed to reach any agreement Friday, as the United States and Iran traded accusations of bad faith. The US and its allies said Iran stalled the process by objecting to a phrase emphasizing the need for f... ...[read more]
April 17, 2007
by Brett Murphy
Egypt police have arrested an Egyptian engineer on charges of spying on an atomic research program for Israel, AP reported Tuesday. According to Egyptian High State Security Prosecutor Hisham Badawi, Muhammad Sayed Saber allegedly gave files from his work at the Egyptian Atomic Energy Agency to ...[read more]
October 9, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
The UN Security Council is set to meet in emergency session to discuss possible courses of action after North Korea (DPRK) exploded several test nuclear weapons underground Monday. North Korea's official Central News Agency reported that the tests were performed safely and no radiation leakage w... ...[read more]

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