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Author: John F. Kerry (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treaty, new, start, congressional, report, offensive, limitation, russia, measures, further, reduction, strategic
Number of Pages: 141
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437981968
ISBN-13: 9781437981964

The Treaty between the U.S. and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (the New START Treaty) will commit the U.S. and Russia to reductions in strategic offensive arms. By continuing predictability and transparency between the parties, it would ensure strategic stability while enabling the U.S. to maintain an effective nuclear deterrent. New START builds upon the Treaty Between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. on the START Treaty of 1991 and the Treaty Between the U.S. and the Russian Federation on the Moscow Treaty of 2002. This report

Author: Frank G. Klotz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, policy, antarctic, ice, america
Number of Pages: 372
Published: 1998-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788170481
ISBN-13: 9780788170485

Reviews U.S. interests in Antarctica prior to possible major revisions or even elimination in 1991 of the Antarctic Treaty of 1959, under which the U.S. and other nations have quietly and peacefully pursued exploration and scientific research there. Examines Antarctica before the 1959 treaty, and then scrutinizes the operation of the treaty itself. Three major challenges to continued cooperation in Antarctica have arisen: modest discoveries of dwindling natural resources; certain nations, not signatories to the treaty, question the right of treaty members to control resource development; and d

Author: Amy F. Woolf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reductions, treaty, offensive, strategic, control, nuclear
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437931561
ISBN-13: 9781437931563

On May 24, 2002, Pres. Bush and Russiażs Pres. Putin signed the Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty. It mandated that the U.S. and Russia reduce their strategic nuclear weapons to between 1,700 and 2,200 warheads by Dec. 31, 2012. The two nations began, in 2006, to hold discussions about the 2009 expiration of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, which contains monitoring provisions. Contents of this report: (1) The Negotżs.: Russian, and U.S. Objectives; Reaching an Agree.; Form and Content of the Agree.; (2) The Treaty; (3) Force Structures Under the Treaty; U.S., and Russiażs Force Str

Author: Amy F. Woolf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: options, issues, start, control, strategic
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437921965
ISBN-13: 9781437921960

The United States and Soviet Union signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in 1991; it entered into force in December 1994 and is due to expire in December 2009. The United States and Russia have held several meetings to discuss options for continuing their arms control relationship. They are currently negotiating a new Treaty that would replace START. Contents of this report: Introduction; The START Treaty; The Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty; and Preparing for START Expiration.

Author: Jerald A. Combs
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: founding, fathers, battleground, political, treaty, jay
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 1970
ISBN-10: 0520015738
ISBN-13: 9780520015739

Views the bitter debates which erupted over the John Jay Treaty as manifestations of the evolving Republican and Federalist parties' opposing domestic and foreign goals

Author: Amy F. Woolf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agreements, treaties, catalog, nonproliferation, control
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437923267
ISBN-13: 9781437923261

Contents: (1) Intro.: National Security, Arms Control, and Non-proliferation (NP); The Arms Control Agenda; (2) Arms Control Between the U.S. and States of the Former Soviet Union: The Early Years: SALT I and SALT II; Reagan and Bush Years: INF and START; Clinton and Bush Years: Moving Past START and the ABM Treaty; Threat Reduction and NP Assist.; (3) Multilateral Nuclear NP Activities: The Internat. Nuclear NP Regime; Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty; Fissile Material Prodżn. Cutoff Treaty; Informal Coop.; (4) Non-Nuclear Multilateral Endeavors: European Conventional Arms Control; Conventional

Author: Michael John Garcia
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: recent, treaties, law, overview, united, states, extradition
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437934811
ISBN-13: 9781437934816

¿Extradition¿ is the formal surrender of a person by a State to another State for prosecution or punishment. The U.S. has extradition treaties with over a hundred nations, although there are many countries with which it has no extradition treaty. International terrorism and drug trafficking have made extradition an increasingly important law enforcement tool. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Bars to Extradition; (3) Constitutionality; (4) Procedure for Extradition from the U.S.: Arrest and Bail; Hearing; Review; Surrender; (5) Extradition for Trial or Punishment in the U.S.; (6) Alte
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