TITLE

A New Deal on Disarmament: The Case for American Leadership in Combating Nuclear Proliferation

AUTHOR(S)
Turner, Stansfield
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Fletcher Forum of World Affairs;Winter/Spring2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the significant role played by the U.S. in addressing nuclear weapon disarmament in other countries. The author explores the different strategies that need to be carried out by the country in addressing the issue. The strategies include eliminating 1,000 warheads and keeping them on storage sites, developing nuclear weapon programs and the implementation of a national missile defense system. It states that the move will encourage other countries to establish laws and policies which focus on reducing nuclear weapons. Furthermore, it will also lessen the harmful risks posed by the weapons towards individuals and the society.
ACCESSION #
27613656

 

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