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Nuclear Disarmament and Its Verification

Nuclear Disarmament and Its Verification Arjun Makhijani Michio Kaku 'HE process of nuclear disarmament rill require a procedure for its veri- cation. So far, experience with vesication has been limited to remote (leans. For instance, satellite photos lelp to verify the deployment of trategic missiles covered by the Stra- egic Arms Limitation Talks, However, comprehensive bilateral freeze on the production and deployment of all nuclear weapons and delivery systems followed by bilateral reductions will probably require physical verification. This may become necessary even for some strategic nuclear weapons, such is the Cruise missiles now being produced in the United States. Finally, is in the past, the lack of a physical verification process is being used as an excuse by those who want to continue the nuclear arms build-up.

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