Assessing Nuclear Maturity: Determining Which States Should Have Access to What Nuclear Technology

Bajema, Natasha; Nikitin, Mary Beth
July 2004
Fletcher Forum of World Affairs;Summer2004, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p157
Academic Journal
The article offers information on nuclear technology and verification programs conducted in several nations including Iraq, Iran and Libya. All countries are equal and have the right to use technology but peacefully. It also informs about the threats of possessing nuclear energy, which are termed weapons of mass destruction. Countries which are doubted of generating any suspicious activity have been isolated, but that has not yielded any results. Other important issues discussed were what does proliferation behavior mean and when should the use of force be justified and when should the access to weapons be denied.


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