Cultivating Confidence: Verification, Monitoring and Enforcement for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

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Ten expert contributors present a blueprint for actions future government leaders will need to guide policy making to reduce nuclear dangers. The authors identify the key technical, political, and diplomatic challenges associated with verifying, monitoring, and enforcing a world free of nuclear weapons and provide potential solutions to those challenges.
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Overview

Ten expert contributors present a blueprint for actions future government leaders will need to guide policy making to reduce nuclear dangers. The authors identify the key technical, political, and diplomatic challenges associated with verifying, monitoring, and enforcing a world free of nuclear weapons and provide potential solutions to those challenges.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817912055
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 7/9/2010
  • Series: HOOVER INST PRESS PUBLICATION Series
  • Edition description: First Edition, 1st Edition
  • Pages: 322
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
 

Introduction Corey Hinderstein
 

1. Political Dimensions of Determining “Effective” Verification Edward Ifft
 

2. Enforcement of the Rules in a Nuclear Weapon-Free World Harald Müller

3. Verifying the Nonproduction and Elimination of Fissile Material for Weapons Annette Schaper

4. Going to Zero: Verifying Nuclear Warhead Dismantlement James Fuller

5. Establishing Non-Nuclear Weapon States’ Confidence in Verification Steinar Høibråten and Halvor Kippe

6. Verifying the Nonproduction of New Nuclear Weapons Everet H. Beckner

7. Verifying Reductions and Elimination of Tactical Nuclear Weapons Steven P. Andreasen

8. The Role of the IAEA in a World Reducing Stocks of Nuclear Weapons Thomas E. Shea

9. Role and Responsibility of the Civil Sector in Managing Trade in Specialized Materials Ralf Wirtz

Appendix A. Wall Street Journal Op-Eds
“A World Free of Nuclear Weapons” (January 4, 2007)
“Toward a Nuclear-Free World” (January 15, 2008)

Appendix B. Workshop Attendees About the Contributors Index

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