Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements

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This report provides an overview of many of the key arms control and nonproliferation agreements and endeavors of the past 40 years. It is divided into three sections. The first describes arms control efforts between the United States and the states of the former Soviet Union, covering both formal, bilateral treaties, and the cooperative threat reduction process. The second section describes multilateral nuclear nonproliferation efforts, covering both formal treaties and less formal accommodations that have been initiated in recent years. The final section reviews treaties and agreements that address chemical, biological, and conventional weapons.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 2, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Woolf, Amy F.

Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy

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Nikitin, Mary Beth

Specialist in Nonproliferation

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Kerr, Paul K.

Analyst in Nonproliferation

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: May 2, 2011
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This report provides an overview of many of the key arms control and nonproliferation agreements and endeavors of the past 40 years. It is divided into three sections. The first describes arms control efforts between the United States and the states of the former Soviet Union, covering both formal, bilateral treaties, and the cooperative threat reduction process. The second section describes multilateral nuclear nonproliferation efforts, covering both formal treaties and less formal accommodations that have been initiated in recent years. The final section reviews treaties and agreements that address chemical, biological, and conventional weapons.

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71 pages.

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