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Nuclear Nonproliferation in U.S.-Russian Relations: Challenges and Opportunities

This book examines issues of nuclear nonproliferation from the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 until December 2001. The first chapter starts with a brief summary of key features and particularities of Soviet nuclear nonproliferation policy and analyzes the Soviet-US nonproliferation dialogue. The second chapter addresses the nuclear arms reduction process within the START I framework in light of unilateral initiatives on tactical nuclear weapons. The chapter also analyzes the efficiency of US cooperative threat reduction assistance programs to Russia. The third chapter presents closing remarks on the prospects for US-Russian relations in the sphere of nuclear nonproliferation.

© 2002 PIR Center



Vladimir A Orlov, Roland Timerbaev, Anton Khlopkov