Friday, October 15, 1999

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  • Senate Defeats Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

    Nations around the world have expressed deep concern about two events this week that could have a serious impact on efforts to stop nuclear proliferation: the military coup in Pakistan, and the US Senate’s defeat of the nuclear test ban treaty.

  • Why to Care About Y2K

    According to a U.S. State Department survey of 161 nations, half of those countries have a medium to high risk of Y2K breakdowns in sectors such as telecommunications, transportation and energy, any one of which could impact international trade.

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