New Rules for the Nuclear Age ; Defeat of Test-Ban Treaty Signals That US Remains Tied to a Cold- War
Peter Grier, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
As 2000 approaches, the world may be facing a growing threat from the most dangerous invention of the 1900s: nuclear weapons.
The years following the fall of the Berlin Wall saw an easing of atomic tensions, as the superpower arms race evaporated and a feared spread of nuclear weapons to terrorists and rogue states didn't occur.
Now the clock is ticking again, say experts. India and Pakistan have The Bomb. North Korea is at work on long-range missiles. Russian nuclear security has been called into question by a series of incidents.
Meanwhile, the US remains committed to a cold-war-style nuclear force and a cold-war-era framework of arms-control …
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