Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments

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This report discusses national positions on nuclear testing and the comprehensive nuclear-test-ban treaty (CTBT), as well as addressing nuclear weapon issues in the annual National Defense Authorization Act and the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. Congress is considering the Stockpile Stewardship Program (listed as Weapons Activities), which seeks to maintain nuclear weapons without testing.

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Medalia, Jonathan September 18, 2008.

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  • Medalia, Jonathan Specialist in National Defense; Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

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This report discusses national positions on nuclear testing and the comprehensive nuclear-test-ban treaty (CTBT), as well as addressing nuclear weapon issues in the annual National Defense Authorization Act and the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. Congress is considering the Stockpile Stewardship Program (listed as Weapons Activities), which seeks to maintain nuclear weapons without testing.

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  • September 18, 2008

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Medalia, Jonathan. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments, report, September 18, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc462898/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.