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Synonyms for nonproliferation

the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)

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The Moscow Nonproliferation Conference commenced on Friday, focusing on several topics related to NPT, disarmament of nuclear weapons and peaceful application of nuclear energy.
If President Ahmadinejad wants to come and announce that Iran will abide by their nonproliferation requirements under the NPT, that would be very good news indeed and we would welcome that," she said.
In the area of nonproliferation, which it says is a prerequisite for nuclear energy to be promoted, Japan should contribute to the activities of the International Atomic Energy Agency as a country with established legal systems and technologies, it says.
The RevCon comes at a time when the global nuclear nonproliferation regime is facing a number of stresses, including North Korea's announced withdrawal from the treaty in 2003 and Iran's continued noncompliance with its obligations under the treaty.
1) In fact, the Canadian Ambassador to Austria led the delegation, and it should be noted that the Ambassador is a senior nonproliferation diplomat who is accredited to the IAEA and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), two key nonproliferation posts, and is thus well equipped to be the Canadian lead.
pledge to refrain from military action against Iran, as part of a binding nonproliferation agreement.
India has been a persistent objector to the global nuclear nonproliferation order.
I believe it is a good and sound agreement that will have the effect of progressively integrating India into the global nonproliferation order.
GAO found that there is no overall strategy that integrates the threat reduction and nonproliferation programs of the DOD, DOE, and others.
The government seems determined to put a lot of money into very expensive nuclear weapons projects at the expense of nonproliferation programs, which are hurting for funding," says Victoria Samson, a research analyst with the Washington, D.
Each year the future of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) regime becomes more uncertain.
The three books reviewed here contribute to further enhancing security and cooperation by providing detailed information and analyzing policies and decisions that influence nuclear arms control agreements and nonproliferation efforts.
nonproliferation policy faces major challenges in South Asia, as India and Pakistan threaten to deploy deliverable nuclear arsenals.
Undoubtedly, the failure of coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War to find Iraqi Scud missiles (in the infamous "Scud hunts")--not to mention the extraordinary failure of international nonproliferation regimes to discern the existence of Iraq's extensive WMD facilities--signaled that the United States must be prepared to deal militarily with WMD in regional conflicts.
The collection pulls together authors who are well versed in the nuclear proliferation field, many of them younger scholars, and a number of them (particularly including the editor) noticeably sympathetic to Indian and other objections to the nuclear nonproliferation regime.
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