3 May 2010
2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference
Key Issues and Implications
Many see the 2010 NPT Review Conference, beginning on May 3, 2010, as an important test of the viability of the treaty and how it will evolve to meet new challenges. This report provides background information and analysis for Members of US Congress and staff who are interested in following the discussions and debate at the Review Conference. The report includes a short summary of the provisions and goals of the NPT and a brief history of past review conferences. It also discusses the key issues that the participants are likely to address during the 2010 conference.
Paul K Kerr, Mary Beth Nikitin, Amy F Woolf, Jonathan Medalia