Argument: Nuclear deterrence, not test ban, is best for non-proliferation

Issue Report: Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty


Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty. Congressional Research Service. March 12, 2008: “Opponents believe that a strong nuclear deterrent is essential for nonproliferation, that nonproliferation and disarmament are unrelated, and that this nation has taken many nonproliferation and disarmament actions that the international community ignores.”