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Disarmament in the Western world

Disarmament in the Western world

conference proceedings, in celebration of the 23rd anniversary of the United Nations, October 24, 1968.

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Published by Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disarmament.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Henry C. Herge.
    ContributionsHerge, Henry C., 1905-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974 .D53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19176713M

    The Conference on Disarmament (CD) is a multilateral disarmament forum established by the international community to negotiate arms control and disarmament agreements based at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The Conference meets annually in three separate sessions in iation: CD. Author Lawrence S. Wittner, Professor of History at the State University of New York, Albany, will present his new book, Toward Nuclear Abolition. A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, to the Present. This is the final volume in the Struggle for the Bomb Trilogy.

    2. Is disarmament a realistic goal? If so, what steps should the United States take to achieve it? Liane Rozzell ' I think arms limitation is but I don't know how realistic disarmament is. I'm. American Militarism or World Disarmament? Column: Society. Region: USA in the World. Worse, the western powers used every trick in the book to undermine this balance and to subvert the international institutions and mechanisms for their own interests. The fall of the socialist government in the Soviet Union accelerated this corruption and.

    In a world where weapons small and large remain a threat to humanity, the United Nations' new book "Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do" shows young people actionable steps they can take.   Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF) is a non-profit, public interest organization founded in , which monitors and analyzes U.S. nuclear weapons programs and policies and related high technology energy and weapons programs, with a .


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