Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | June 24, 2011

Daryl Kimball on India and the NSG

Daryl Kimball in Arms Control Now (ACA’s blog) offers an analysis on the latest developments regarding the U.S. proposal for India’s participation in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Excerpts:

“Global efforts to prevent the spread of the world’s most deadly weapons depend on universal compliance with rules that constrain the sale of nuclear technology. Too often, however, powerful states try to make exceptions from these rules, or simply ignore them, in order to help powerful commercial nuclear interests score profits or to curry favor with key allies, or both.”

“One of the key conditions in the legislation, which is known as the Henry Hyde Act and was strongly supported by then-Senator Obama, makes it clear that the United States has the right to terminate all nuclear trade with India if it resumes nuclear testing.”

Read the article here.


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