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a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country

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During the heydays of arms control in the 1970s, the Soviet Union embarked on one of the most aggressive stages of its foreign policy.
Every year since 2007, Arms Control Association's staff has nominated several individuals and institutions that best exemplify leadership and action in pursuing effective arms control solutions and each, in their own way, has provided leadership to help reduce weapons-related security threats.
Purpose : To hire an expert specialist who will provide SEESAC s arms control projects with on-demand SALW related technical expertise and advisory support services.
At the center of fight to abolish nuclear weapons; may be the active force ought to know about all the causes to pursue arms control or disarmament initiative.
On Wednesday and Thursday, Gottemoeller will meet with Israeli counterparts, including several military leaders, to discuss regional security issues, arms control and nonproliferation policy, missile defense cooperation and export control matters, the announcement said.
Both the countries, in their third round of Pakistan-UK Bilateral Consultations on Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament held here, expressed satisfaction on the bilateral relations in these areas.
At the platform of the third round of Pakistan-UK Bilateral Consultations on Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament here the two sides found the talks useful and agreed to hold the fourth meeting in London on a mutually convenient date.
Beginning in May, Rose Gottemoeller, the State Department's senior arms control official, has repeatedly raised the missile tests with Russian officials, who have responded that they investigated the matter and consider the case to be closed.
Skeptics argue that, given the inherently dual-use nature of space assets, defining space weapons and limiting their use is extremely difficult; as a result, they question the very need, adequacy, and applicability of arms control measures in outer space.
To accomplish this, the bureau and its leader, Acting Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller, began the Arms Control in the Information Age initiative to harness new technologies to help achieve national security goals and ensure that implementation of arms control treaties and agreements is done more efficiently, transparently and at lower cost.
Arms control campaigners say one person every minute dies as a result of armed violence around the world and that a convention is needed to prevent illicitly traded guns from pouring into conflict zones, fuelling wars and atrocities.
Summary: The US Senate has approved a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia.
21, 2010, SPA -- President Barack Obama has the votes for Senate ratification of a new arms control treaty with Russia.
Noting that President Obama's New Start arms control treaty is in danger of being shot down by Senate Republicans, he asks: "Are treaties, and in particular arms control treaties, even worth the trouble any more?
In a move that has angered arms control advocates, Washington agreed to Indian demands to increase the number of plants allowed to reprocess U.