October 13, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On October 13, 2006, President George W. Bush signed two bills into law separately imposing sanctions on North Korea and Sudan in light of the former's nuclear test and reports of continued atrocities in Sudan's Darfur region. The North Korea Nonproliferation Act of 2006PDF was designed to ...[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 5, 2010
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Daniel Joyner of the University of Alabama School of Law says that, reflective of the central tension between nonproliferation and peaceful use, Iran has not clearly violated any legal obligations incumbent upon it in the timing of its disclosure of the existence of an ...[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 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]
October 14, 2006
by Geoff Leung
President George W. Bush signed two bills into law Friday separately imposing sanctions on North Korea and Sudan in light of the former's nuclear test earlier this week and reports of continued atrocities in Sudan's Darfur region. The North Korea Nonproliferation Act of 2006 is designed to... ...[read more]
July 6, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
North Korea on Thursday claimed it has a legal right to build and test missiles in an effort to strengthen self-defense, in a statement from the foreign ministry which also confirmed that the country test-launched seven missiles earlier this week. North Korea also promised to continue mi... ...[read more]

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