The Baruch Plan and the Quest for Atomic Disarmament

  title={The Baruch Plan and the Quest for Atomic Disarmament},
  author={David W. Kearn},
  journal={Diplomacy \& Statecraft},
  pages={41 - 67}
Arms control has emerged as a central component in the diplomatic approach unveiled by the Obama administration. With a long-term goal of abolishing nuclear weapons, interim steps include the revision and potential expansion of existing treaties and a strengthening of the non-proliferation regime, including a potential Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty (FMCT). Such a treaty would mandate that member states submit to rigorous inspection and cataloguing of their stocks of nuclear materials in return… Expand