There has been an efflorescence of literature on the altered strategic environment since the end of the Cold War, on aspects of this new arms control
agenda, on why deterrence as classically conceived either works or does not work.
Secretary of State Rice announced her intention to reorganize the Department of State Arms Control
and International Security bureaus to better address the modern threat from weapons of mass destruction.
"Congress needs to take a closer look at the role and mission of our nuclear weapons programs," says Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control
Association, an independent organization that supports effective arms control
and disarmament policies.
Unlike other historians who focus on the intricacies of arms control
agreements and the actors involved in drafting them, Wittner keeps his eyes trained on the grassroots movements for peace.
"The Rise and Fall of Arms Control
" by Avis Bohlen, in Survival (Autumn 2003), International Institute for Strategic Studies, Arundel House, 13-15 Arundel St., Temple Place, London WC2R 3DX, England.
The contextual setting of arms control
is the theme of the book's first section.
Pakistan and the United States have held talks on regional and strategic security issues and reviewed progress of arms control
treaties to which two countries are signatories, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
Following the first democratic election in 1994, South Africa has become a respected member of the world community in the field of arms control
and the Environment addresses the issue of weapons as a large and growing part of the global economy, and the environmental dangers that weapons cause.
(According to the US Arms Control
Act, the sanctions can include possible ban on arms sales, if military items sold by the US are not used solely for "internal security and legitimate self-defence").
The case came into light after the Osaka police later arrested the man linked to the underworld on suspicion of violating the arms control
That dispute, which revolves around whether to treat the Cold War arms control
accords as relics or living documents, will simmer for years.