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World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2016, 2(2), 46-51
DOI: 10.12691/wjssh-2-2-4
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Outcomes of the 2010 & 2015 Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conferences

Timothy Sands1, and Richard Mihalik2

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, USA

2Department of Microbiology, University of Texas, Austin, USA

Pub. Date: July 29, 2016

Cite this paper:
Timothy Sands and Richard Mihalik. Outcomes of the 2010 & 2015 Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conferences. World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2016; 2(2):46-51. doi: 10.12691/wjssh-2-2-4

Abstract

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, aka “the Non-Proliferation Treaty” currently stands as the “only binding commitment in a multilateral treaty to the goal of disarmament.” Recent review conferences of the treaty have been dubbed disappointing and even failures. The objective of this treatise is to examine the impacts of these developments are in the context of rational deterrence theory and organizational deterrence theory.

Keywords:
nuclear nonproliferation treaty NPT Review Conference Helsinki Conference rational deterrence theory organizational theory

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