To Walk the Earth in Safety 2018

“This 17th Edition of To Walk the Earth In Safety summarizes the United States’ CWD programs in 2017. CWD assistance provides the United States with a powerful and flexible tool to help partner countries manage their stockpiles of munitions, destroy excess small arms and light weapons (SA/LW) and clear explosive hazards such as landmines, improvised ...
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Fact Sheet: To Walk the Earth in Safety 2015

Fact Sheet To Walk the Earth in Safety 2015: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC   The United States is the world’s single largest financial supporter of efforts to address humanitarian hazards from landmines and unexploded ordnance in post-conflict countries and to reduce the availability ...
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Myths and Facts Regarding the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and Regime

U.S. State Department Fact Sheet Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (1) Myth: The NPT has failed to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has enjoyed tremendous successes over the 45 years since its entry into force. The NPT is the most widely adhered to nuclear treaty in history. It ...
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Fact Sheet : The New START Treaty

“The New START Treaty responsibly reduces the number of nuclear weapons and launchers that the United States and Russia deploy, while fully maintaining America’s nuclear deterrent.” – President Barack Obama Fact Sheet Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance 22 October 2013   Strategic Offensive Reductions: The Treaty between the United States of America and ...
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Glossary of Nuclear Terms

Atomic bomb: An explosive device whose energy typically comes from the fissioning of uranium or plutonium. Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT): Bans nuclear explosions in all environments for military or civilian purposes. It was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1996 but cannot enter into force until ratified by 44 designated countries. ...
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