Disarmament and Nuclear Non-Proliferation

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NATIONAL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY HIGHER SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

School of World Economy and International Affairs

Foreign Languages Department

Disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation

Dmitry M. Kuritsyn

group 429

MOSCOW 2013

Contents

Introduction…………………………………………………………………3

1. Historical background ……………………………………………….5 1. Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I)…………………5 2. New non-proliferation agreement……………………………………6 1. New START ………………………………………………….7 2. The future of disarmament ……………………………………10
Conclusion…………………………………………………………………..11

References…………………………………………………………………...13

Introduction

The complexities in implementation of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime, which includes nuclear disarmament as one of the principle integral parts, have always been the issue in difficult and controversial discussions attended by all members of international community.

Nuclear disarmament, which has eventually become the safeguard and a key condition of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime’s successful performance, have always been an effective factor reducing the risk of unleashing a nuclear war and reinforcing the confidence of nuclear-free countries that the threat to their security is contained. The logic of nuclear disarmament is to curtail the lethal nuclear arms race and to provide for better predictability and transparency in this field. The aforementioned factors altogether enable defining the nuclear disarmament as the process crucial to global strategic stability.

The nuclear factor within the current political environment, which represents a sophisticated tangle of different political processes and tendencies in development of international relations, plays an utmost important role, since the global…...

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