Title The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
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Author Kelsey Davenport
ISBN 9781681749228
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 132
Book size 178 x 254 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Morgan & Claypool Publishers (Eurospan Group)
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Description:

The Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), is the cornerstone of non-proliferation and disarmament efforts. Yet its negotiation and success were not inevitable. This book aims to address the developments that led to the negotiation of the treaty, examine its implementation, and address challenges that the NPT faces going forward.


Contents:

Preface

Acknowledgments

Author biography

Chapter 1. Recognizing the threat: origins of the NPT negotiations • Early nonproliferation proposals • Atoms for peace • Impact of the Irish resolution • The threat from new technologies • The multilateral nuclear force • The Soviet reaction to NATO nuclear sharing • References

Chapter 2. Negotiating the NPT • Early US and Soviet drafts • Finalizing nonproliferation language at the ENDC • The nonaligned push on disarmament • International versus regional safeguards • The influence of Tlatelolco on the NPT • Finalizing the text • Achieving entry into force • References

Chapter 3. Major NPT milestones • Early efforts to end the arms race • Dealing with nuclear-armed post-Soviet states • Nonproliferation successes and failures • Strengthening safeguards: lessons learned from Iraq and North Korea • The 1995 indefinite extension debate • References

Chapter 4. A crumbling cornerstone? Future challenges to the NPT • The Middle East WMD free gone debate • Interpreting Article VI’s disarmament obligations • The North Korea nuclear crisis • References

Appendices

A Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

B Glossary of Terms


About the Author:

Kelsey Davenport is the Director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association. Kelsey joined the Arms Control Association in August 2011 as the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow. She holds a master’s degree from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. She is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors for the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship..


Target Audience:

This book aims to address the developments that led to the negotiation of the nonproliferation treaty (NPT), examine its implementation, and address challenges that the NPT faces going forward. It is useful for people interested in nuclear structure physics, nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament efforts and international relations.

 

 
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