The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has a good primer video on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty explaining what the treaty is and how US ratification of the treaty would enhance our national security. Click here to check it out!
It’s been awhile. This week, Sec. of State Clinton lead the US delegation as we attended our first conference in 10 years on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. And the international community took notice: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon mentioned Clinton while praising the United States, stating, “The participation […]
The US-drafted UN Resolution 1887 on non-proliferation and disarmament passed unanimously today at the Security Council meeting chaired by President Obama. In attendance were the heads-of-state for fourteen nations, the UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and a high level diplomat […]
The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty to ban nuclear explosions and finally end US testing has a number of merits. Ratification by the Senate would help contribute to preventing nuclear-armed states from perfecting newer and more deadly nuclear bombs and show America’s commitment to being a leading in stopping […]
US ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, the international treaty that bans nuclear explosive testing, would be a smart step foward as part of a global effort to reduce the threat from nuclear weapons. This year, many are excited about the prospect of the Senate giving its […]
On May 25, the North Korean government announced it had conducted its second nuclear test. On May 26, it test fired two short range missiles, and on Friday, it launched a third. A host of analysts, politicians and military experts have weighed in on these actions, rushing to […]
Last Friday, at a Rome conference entitled “Overcoming Nuclear Dangers,” former Secretary of State George Schulz publicly urged the US to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). In a nuanced statement to gain support for the treaty, he asserted that his Republican colleagues “would be right voting […]