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Proliferation Security Initiative: An Early Assessment

Proliferation Security Initiative: An Early Assessment

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Esther Care, Claire Scoular, and Patrick Griffin outline collaborative problem solving, from its definition and identification of subskills, to development of a method for its assessment. An Assessment of U.S. Policies and Actions Regarding Security-Related Treaties. The book examines the current state of nine treaties: the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and other nuclear treaties, the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions, and treaties on landmines, global warming, and the International Criminal Court.

  Nuclear proliferation became an increasingly major concern after France and then China joined the nuclear “club” in the s. However, it was not until India’s “peaceful nuclear explosive” test of that a real sense of potential worldwide crisis emerged, which also spawned a substantial amount of serious writing on the issue. The basic puzzle facing the study of nuclear Cited by: 1.   Washington, D.C., Ap – Henry Kissinger played a slightly reluctant but nonetheless highly influential role in establishing the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) in the mids, motivated equally by concern about nuclear proliferation and a desire to keep U.S. officials from "charging around the world, like Don Quixote," according to documents posted today by the National Security.

Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC Phone: Media Inquiries: Contributors. Dr David J. Andre, a retired US Army colonel, is a consultant and a former operational and strategic analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and chairman of the Department of Military Strategy at the National War College. He writes, lectures, designs war games, and conducts analyses on the changing global security environment, the possible nature of future war, the.


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Get this from a library. Proliferation Security Initiative: an early assessment: hearing before the Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, June 9, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Proliferation Security Initiative Participants First announced by President George W. Bush, the voluntary Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) currently numbers 14 core participants. These 14 states have pledged to improve their individual and collective capabilities to interdict shipments of weapons of mass destruction at sea.

Mark J. Valencia. As we approach the fourth anniversary of President George W. Bush’slaunch of the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI), it is appropriate and fair to compare rhetoric with reality, assess the effort’s effectiveness, and attempt to divine the way forward.

Terrorism in the Early 21st Century Maritime Domain (R Herbert-Burns) Maritime Terrorism. A Risk Assessment: The Australian Example (C Z Raymond) Prospects for Regional Cooperation: Legal Implications of the Proliferation Security Initiative (R Beckman) Political Implications of the Proliferation Security Initiative (S Gahlaut).

The Nonproliferation Review is a refereed journal concerned with the causes, consequences, and control of the spread of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons.

The Review features case studies, theoretical analyses, historical studies, reports, viewpoints, and book reviews on such issues as state-run weapons programs, treaties and export controls, safeguards, verification and compliance. The Proliferation Security Initiative: The New Face of Interdiction Article in The Washington Quarterly 28(2) March with 18 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This Air University research paper is an examination of the Proliferation Security Initiative. Through extensive research and review of academic journals, governmental sources, and press reporting Author: David A.

Simon. Drone Proliferation: Policy Choices for the Trump Administration 4 Introduction More than 30 nations already have or are developing armed drones, and at least 90 nations, as well as some non-state actors, possess unarmed drones.

The con-tinued spread of uninhabited aircraft, or drones, introduces new dynamics to international engagementsFile Size: 2MB. The Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program was an initiative housed within the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

The CTR program is better known as the Nunn–Lugar Act based on the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act of which was authored and cosponsored by Sens. Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Richard Lugar (R-IN). Chapter Outline. Introduction The Evolution of the Humanitarian Initiative Since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference Divergent Views on the Humanitarian Effort Implications for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Cycle and Nuclear Policy Engagement by the Nuclear Weapons States Could Contribute to Facilitating a Harmonious Author: Jenny Nielsen.

Preventing the further proliferation of nuclear weapons has been a major goal of U.S. policy ever since the United States developed and used the atomic bomb against Japan in This goal has taken on new importance for U.S.

national security in light of several post-Cold War events. @article{osti_, title = {Nuclear proliferation and civilian nuclear power.

Report of the Nonproliferation Alternative Systems Assessment Program. Volume II. Proliferation resistance}, author = {}, abstractNote = {The purpose of this volume is limited to an assessment of the relative effects that particular choices of nuclear-power systems, for whatever reasons, may have on the possible.

World at Risk: The Report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism. Appendices Commissioner Biographies. Senator Bob Graham.

PROLIFERATION SECURITY INITIATIVE (PSI): COUNTERING PROLIFERATION BY SEA. Captain J. Ashley Roach, JAGC, USN (ret’d) I.

Development of the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) In Decembertwo events occurred that led to development of the Proliferation Security Initiative. Case of the Cambodian-flagged M/V SOSAN. The United States has also worked to develop new global standards for interdicting illicit trafficking of WMD materials, including material for biological weapons, through the creation of the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) on 31 May [63] By SeptemberPSI included 15 countries, and by May PSI comprised the United States.

ament, Non-proliferation and the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1) General Overview. As a responsible member of the international community, Japan is striving to achieve disarmament and non-proliferation, both to ensure and maintain its own safety and to achieve a safe and peaceful world, based on the principle of pacifism advocated by the Constitution of Japan.

3 Technical Assessment of Proliferation Resistance. In addition to soliciting input from policy makers, a second task of the National Academies workshop was to seek input from technical experts in proliferation risk and resistance assessment and implementation.

As concern rose in the early s about the security of nuclear weapons with the impending collapse of the Soviet In May President Bush announced the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) to create a coalition of states to undertake the interdiction on land, sea, or in the air of shipments of WMD, as well as missiles or other items.

In Defense of Bush's Counter-Proliferation by Peter Huessy During the previous decade, six states acquired or sought nuclear weapons, including North. Japan has been an advocate for the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT), the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), initiated UN conferences on disarmament, and contributed to the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) (Tomohikop.

4). This collection complements numerous Electronic Briefing Books on nuclear proliferation intelligence, most recently “Nuclear Proliferation Intelligence, ,” National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No.also published jointly with the. The initial three chapters posit a technological assessment of nuclear energy through analysing the enablers, obstacles, and possibilities; the fourth and fifth chapters look at the global governance regimes of nuclear safety, security, and non-proliferation, as well as the main institutions and actors, all the while assessing strengths and.At Sea Island, the G-8 leaders also endorsed another multinational effort to combat the threat of WMD proliferation -- the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).

The PSI, launched one year ago in Krakow by President Bush, represents a truly global response to a global problem.