Arms Control Links for More Information
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- This page: https://www.globalissues.org/article/72/arms-control-links.
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For more information visit the following web sites:
- Center for Defense Information, an independent military monitor based in Washington D.C. run by retired military generals, admirals, colonels etc who present a very open and objective critique of the military policies of USA and the world. They have a TV series called American Defense Monitor which presents information on the military's effect on the political system, the economy, the environment, and society as a whole. They also look into foreign policy, international affairs, armed intervention, and nuclear and conventional weapons. They have some extremely useful web material:
- Their issue areas have numerous relevant and detailed information. For example, within the nuclear-related issues, are many resources on:
- Many other transcripts on a variety of military issues. For example, a transcript of a show called "Innovation In Arms Control: De-Alerting" provides a lot of information.
- They also maintain a weekly archive of their newsletters that are very informative.
- Their Defense Monitors provide insight into some complex issues especially about American military policies.
- Back from the Brink campaign and petition highlights the fact that "it's time for the U.S. and Russia to 'de-alert,' taking nuclear weapons off their hair trigger."
- The Council for a livable World has a lot of information. For example:
- The Coalition to Reduce Nuclear Dangers has many on-line resources and reports.
- "Pushing the Limits: The Decision on National Missile Defense" by Stephen Young, is an example of such reports from the Coalition. It has in-depth information and critique about the current missile defense system proposals.
- The Briefing Book on Ballistic Missile Defense from the council's Education Fund has extensive information.
- The Ballistic Missile Defense section provides a lot of reports, research and analysis.
- The Arms Control Treaties section also provides a lot of details.
- the Federation of American Scientists provide a lot of reports and links from their web site. Examples include the following sections on their site:
- The Arms Control from the Union of Concerned Scientists also has details articles.
- The Arms Control Association is an organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies.
- The United Nations has many sections, including the following:
- The Union of Concerned Scientists has a section on Arms Control worth looking at.
- The Conflict Campaign from Oxfam.
- The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research is a great site for in-depth views on many issues of today.
- Deterring Democracy. An online book by Noam Chomsky.
- The Peace Pledge Union is a great web site with hundreds of statistics on wars and conflicts as well as covering many issues related to wars and arms trade.
- Norbert's Bookmarks web site has a lot of link to sources on:
- International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This U.N. body serves as the global focal point for nuclear cooperation, developing safety standards, helping nations in nuclear energy policies if needed, and performing inspections to verify nations' compliance with the nuclea Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Its objective is to see the use of nuclear material and facilities only for peaceful purposes.
- CTBTO the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) (which will become known as the CTBT Organization if appropriate number of ratifications are achieved) is the official CTBT web site of the organization set up after various U.N. meetings to establishment a global verification regime to monitor compliance with the comprehensive ban on explosive nuclear testing.
- Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation provides a number of reports and articles.
- Economists Allied for Arms Reduction (ECAAR) provides economic analysis to questions of war, security, and peace. Their web site contains many articles and links to other sources.
- Los Alamos Study Group, a non-profit, research-oriented, nuclear disarmament organization.
- Arms Control Association provides information, analysis and commentary on arms control proposals, negotiations and agreements, and related national security issues
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