The Universe of On-Site Inspection
Ifft, Edward, Arms Control Today
As on-site inspection (OSI) has gradually gained acceptance around the world, thousands of inspections have been successfully implemented in a wide variety of circumstances and under many different arms control regimes. Nonetheless, certain practices have emerged.
Formal OSI regimes generally contain important provisions on the status of inspectors, which generally draw upon the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. They also specify a host of details, such as certification of inspectors, entry and exit points, equipment to be allowed and procedures for its use, timelines, procedures for escort by nationals of the host country, communications, provisions for lodging and …
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Publication information: Article title: The Universe of On-Site Inspection. Contributors: Ifft, Edward - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 34. Issue: 9 Publication date: November 2004. Page number: 23+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.