Decades after several nuclear weapon states committed themselves to pursuing disarmament "in good faith" and "at an early date," frustration over the pace of disarmament is growing more conspicuous. For example, calls are emerging to establish a treaty banning nuclear weapons, essentially making outlaws of nuclear-armed nations. Authors from three countries—Richard Lennane of Australia (
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Issue: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 70 Issue 6
Keywords: Conference on Disarmament, Convention on Cluster Munitions, Honduras, Mexico, Mine Ban Treaty, Non-Aligned Movement, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, humanitarian initiative, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons ban