It’s the political-will gap, stupid: Nuclear abolition is a non-priority in Washington, Beijing, Moscow, London, and Paris

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Author Cesar Jaramillo Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 37 Issue 1 Spring 2016 I recently conducted a (blatantly unscientific) poll among a dozen or so colleagues. All were attending an experts’ seminar on nuclear disarmament in Ottawa—and all were at least somewhat familiar with the state of affairs of the global nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation regime. “Impromptu. Show of hands. Two questions. …

The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

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Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2007 Volume 28 Issue 3 This article is based on Ernie Regehr’s presentation to the Pugwash 50th-Anniversary workshop, “Revitalizing Nuclear Disarmament,” which took place in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, 5-7 July 2007. The North Korean test of 9 October 2006 illustrated, as did earlier Indian and Pakistani tests, the inadequacy of unilaterally declared moratoria on nuclear …

“Precious but fleeting”: Report on the November 2001 Conference on Facilitating the Entry-Into-Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

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Author Douglas Roche The Ploughshares Monitor December 2001 Volume 22 Issue 4 Senator Douglas Roche, O.C., is Chairman of the Middle Powers Initiative. Overshadowed by continuing UN action to combat terrorism following the September 11 attacks, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) conference called on the 13 remaining requisite states to “accelerate” the ratification process to bring the five-year-old treaty into force. …