The UNSCOM Experience: Implications for U.S. Arms Control Policy
Lacey, Edward J., Arms Control Today
It has become commonplace to say that the issue of the proliferation of weapons-particularly weapons of mass destruction and their means of deliveryand of the technologies that make these weapons possible, is the international security challenge of the 1990s and beyond. The Gulf War, and the discovery that Saddam Hussein was well along in a massive nuclear, chemical and biological weapons program, were the first events to bring this challenge starkly to our attention.
With the successful conclusion of the Cold War, many in the United States and elsewhere had thought that the era of arms control had come to an end. Arms control had been viewed exclusively in the context of the …
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Publication information: Article title: The UNSCOM Experience: Implications for U.S. Arms Control Policy. Contributors: Lacey, Edward J. - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 26. Issue: 6 Publication date: August 1996. Page number: 9+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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