Cornerstones of Security: Arms Control Treaties in the Nuclear Era

This book offers a chronology and history of international efforts to control weapons of mass destruction through legal arrangements. It covers more than forty agreements, negotiated during the last eight decades, to control conventional nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons in outer space, the Antarctic, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, and on the ocean floor. The treaties are placed in context by individual commentaries from Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. and Damien J. LaVera.

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May 1, 2003
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This book offers a chronology and history of international efforts to control weapons of mass destruction through legal arrangements. It covers more than forty agreements, negotiated during the last eight decades, to control conventional nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons in outer space, the Antarctic, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, and on the ocean floor. The treaties are placed in context by individual commentaries from Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. and Damien J. LaVera.

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Thomas Graham, Jr.

Former Acting Director, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Special Ambassador for Disarmament