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Nuclear 2010

Decision time at the NPT Review Conference
David Miliband at a press conference (Getty Images)

Foreign Secretary on nuclear campaign

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) came into force exactly 40 years ago. David Miliband explains why this year's NPT Review Conference is so crucial. Watch the video here.

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Access interesting articles, blogs, audio and video on nuclear issues

2010 may be watershed year for nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament

02 March 2010

The year 2010 could be a “watershed” for the nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament work of the world, Gareth Evans, head of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND), said in Beijing on Monday.

Read the full article here:

http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/3905345

New Think and Old Weapons

01 March 2010

“Every four years the White House issues a “nuclear posture review.” That may sound like an anachronism. It isn’t. In a world where the United States and Russia still have more than 20,000 nuclear weapons — and Iran, North Korea and others have seemingly unquenchable nuclear appetites — what the United States says about its arsenal matters enormously.”

Read the full New York Times article here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/opinion/28sun1.html

Fact Sheet: 2010 Nuclear Posture Review

25 February 2010

The Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation explains the background, purpose and significance of the US Nuclear Posture Review:

http://www.armscontrolcenter.org/policy/nuclearweapons/articles/fact_sheet_2010_nuclear_posture_review/

 

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