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Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

June 01, 1998


Over the weekend Pakistan set off another nuclear bomb, bringing their total to six over the last few days. This following India’s 5 nuclear tests that have many analysts predicting a new nuclear arms race in South Asia. While the United States urges the two countries to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, the fact is the U.S. has yet to be a signatory. This week, the Senate may take up the issue


  • Gordon Clark, executive director, Peace Action, the country’s oldest and largest peace organization.

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