March 24, 2012
by Kimberly Bennett
On March 24, 2010, the US and Russia reached an agreement to reduce nuclear arms. The agreement was the first between the two nuclear powers in nearly two decades, seeking to replace and build off of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I Treaty). The New START cuts about one-third of ...[read more]
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]
August 5, 2010
by Daniel Richey
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called for the elimination of all nuclear weapons Thursday in a speech delivered during a visit to the Japanese city of Nagasaki. In his speech, Ban emphasized the importance of eliminating existing nuclear weapons and using political pressure to create stronger ...[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 25, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The US and Russia reached an agreement Wednesday to reduce nuclear arms, marking the first such agreement between the two nuclear powers in nearly two decades. According to an anonymous Kremlin spokesperson, the two countries have come to an agreement that will be finalized at a meeting Friday ...[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]
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]
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]
August 31, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Implementation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons safeguards agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran, International Atomic Energy Agency, August 31, 2006. Read the full text of the report. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]

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