TITLE

Obama's nuclear weapons agenda is on multiple rapid tracks

AUTHOR(S)
Kramer, David
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Physics Today;Jul2010, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the support given by the U.S. President Barack Obama administration to the treaty review conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). It says that base on the speech given by Secretary of States Hillary Clinton, the U.S. is taking transparent steps to eliminate numbers of nuclear weapons due to the reduction of threats occur in the 21st century. Hence, the nuclear nonproliferation becomes the top priority of the U.S. nuclear weapons policy.
ACCESSION #
52418641

 

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