Monitoring Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear-Explosive Materials: An Assessment of Methods and Capabilities
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Monitoring Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear-Explosive Materials:
An Assessment of Methods and Capabilities
(2005)
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In this study, CISAC tackles the technical dimensions of a longstanding controversy: To what extent could existing and plausibly attainable measures for transparency and monitoring make possible the verification of all nuclear weapons strategic and nonstrategic, deployed and nondeployed plus the nuclear-explosive components and materials that are their essential ingredients? The committee s assessment of the technical and organizational possibilities suggests a more optimistic conclusion than most of those concerned with these issues might have expected.

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  • Conflict and Security Issues — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations
  • Conflict and Security Issues — Weapons and Technology
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National Research Council. Monitoring Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear-Explosive Materials: An Assessment of Methods and Capabilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2005.

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