Arms Control: The New Guide to Negotiations and Agreements with New CD-ROM Supplement

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SAGE, Nov 18, 2002 - Political Science - 396 pages
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`A unique and indispensible work that serves both as a basic introduction to the disarmament scene and a reference book for experts' - Disarmament Times

`This compendium of the history and achievements of arms control and disarmament efforts is unique in its kind and is likely to remain so. This for three reasons: first, because of its unparalleled comprehensiveness; second, because of the outstanding quality of its presentation, and, third, because of its author, Jozef Goldblat, one of the world's leading experts in the field. This triad makes the updated Second Edition of Arms Control: The New Guide to Negotiations and Agreements a must for all concerned with international security in general and arms control in particular' - Curt Gasteyger, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva

`The thesaurus of arms regulation and disarmament...a precious tool for negotiators and treaty makers' - Ambassador V Petrovsky, Former Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament

`Being the most comprehensive and authoritative compilation and analysis of arms control agreements available, this is an indispensable reference volume for students and practitioners of arms control and international security. The author has spent a lifetime in the study and practice of international security affairs: where international law and arms control agreements are concerned, there is no one better qualified than him' - Sverre Lodgaard, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo

The revised and updated edition of Arms Control: The New Guide to Negotiations and Agreements contains the most authoritative and comprehensive survey ever published of the documents related to arms control. All major agreements reached since the second half of the nineteenth century through to mid-2002 are critically analysed and assessed. The assessment is made in the light of the international security environment, the developments in the field of weapon technology, the threat of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons proliferation, and the efforts to strengthen the humanitarian law of armed conflict.

The accompanying CD-ROM reproduces full text and carefully selected excerpts of treaties, conventions, common understandings, statutes, charters, binding decisions of international bodies, final acts of international conferences, exchanges of letters and diplomatic notes. Multilateral agreements are followed by a list of parties.

Enriched with new maps, tables and figures, as well as an expanded glossary and bibliography, the book will remain the definitive resource for students of international relations, journalists, diplomats and military strategists.

Jozef Goldblat, the author, is Vice-President of the Geneva International Peace Research Institute (GIPRI), Resident Senior Fellow of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and Associate Editor of Security Dialogue, published by SAGE for the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO). He has studied the problems of arms control since the 1950s and has been involved in arms control negotiations. From 1969 to 1989 he directed the arms control and disarmament programme of studies at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). He has lectured at various universities and has written reports, articles and books on the arms race and disarmament. His latest publications include The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Assessment and Prospects, The Hague Academy of International Law, 1997, and Nuclear Disarmament: Obstacles to Banishing the Bomb, I. B. Tauris, 2000.

  

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Contents

Basic Concepts
3
Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe CFE Treaty
5
Historical Overview
19
The United Nations
33
Charter of Paris for a New Europe Supplementary Document
36
NuclearWeapon Explosions
48
1 Nuclear Explosions 194598
58
Nuclear Arms Limitation
69
Constraints on Conventional Arms and Technology
241
OSCE Document on small arms and light weapons
251
Code of Conduct for the implementation of the 1998 ECOWAS
252
Confidence Building in Europe Asia and the Americas
257
Treaty between the USA and Russia on Strategic Offensive
271
Agreement between Russia Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
272
Agreement between Russia Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
275
Joint Declaration by the UK and Russia on the detargeting
277

Memorandum of Agreement between the USA and Russia on
78
Treaty between the USA and the USSR on the reduction
87
1 US and SovietRussian Strategic Nuclear Forces 1990
94
NuclearWeapon Proliferation
101
1 The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
106
NPT Review and Extension Conference decision on principles
109
Agreement between the USA and Russia concerning
116
Proposals for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons
125
Chemical and Biological Weapons
135
Convention on the prohibition of the development production
137
Environmental and Radiological Weapons
158
Outer Space and Celestial Bodies
166
1 Different Types of Satellite Orbit
167
Convention on registration of objects launched into outer space
168
The Sea Environment
173
Treaty on the prohibition of the emplacement of nuclear weapons
177
Demilitarized Areas
187
1 Geographical Location of the Archipelago of
188
United Nations Disarmament Commission Report on
197
1 Zone of Application of the Treaty of Tlatelolco
200
Security Assurances of ExtraZonal States Entry into Force
204
3 Zone of Application of the Treaty of Bangkok
207
5 Proposed NuclearWeaponFree Zone in Central Asia
213
Conventional Arms Control
220
Document on confidencebuilding measures and certain aspects
222
1 National CFE Limits under the 1990 CFE Treaty and
223
1 Area of Application of the Dayton Agreement
231
Convention for the limitation of armaments adopted at
233
InterAmerican Convention on transparency in conventional
235
Restrictions on the Methods of Warfare
279
Treaty between the USA and the USSR on underground nuclear
281
Charter of the United Nations
282
Convention on the physical protection of nuclear material Annexes
287
Prevention of Accidental War
299
Treaty between the USA and the USSR on the elimination of their
300
Agreement between France and the USSR on the prevention of
301
Model Protocol additional to the agreements between states
305
Verification and Compliance
309
Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency
312
The structure and content of agreements between the International
319
Agreed Framework between the USA and North Korea
325
Memorandum of Understanding on Succession between Russia
326
Convention on the prohibition of military or any other hostile use
332
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1284 establishing
339
United Nations Security Council Resolution 984 on security
342
Concluding Remarks
346
Table Al Parties to the Major Arms Control Agreements
350
Table A2 Parties to the Major Conventions on Humanitarian
360
Select Bibliography
372
About the Author
380
Comprehensive nuclear testban treaty CTBT Annexes Protocol
384
Protocol for the prohibition of the use in war of asphyxiating
386
Declaration by the heads of state and government of NATO member
389
Agreement between Pakistan and India on the prohibition of attack
390
Soviet Statement on the Backfire bomber
392
Joint statement by the USA and the USSR on strategic offensive
395
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Jozef Goldblat has written reports, articles and books on truce supervision, the arms race and disaramament problems. From 1969 to 1989 he directed the arms control and disarmament programme of studies at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Since 1989 he has been Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Programme for Strategic amd International Security Studies at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies. He is also Vice-President of the Geneva International Peace Research Institute (GIPRI) and Consultant to the United Nations Institute for Disaramaent Research (UNIDIR).

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