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South Africa and nuclear proliferation

J. D. L. Moore

South Africa and nuclear proliferation

South Africa"s nuclear capabilities and intentions in the context of international non-proliferation policies

by J. D. L. Moore

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Published by Macmillan Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear weapons -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.D.L. Moore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU264 .M66x 1987b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 227 p. :
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2153963M
      ISBN 100333387511
      LC Control Number88672159

      South Africa's quest for a nuclear deterrent began with research into peaceful nuclear explosives (PNEs) in At that time South Africa possessed large natural deposits of uranium, as well as uranium enrichment facilities and the necessary te. South Africa acceded to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons on 10 July The objective of the Treaty is to prevent spread of Nuclear Weapons other than that 5 Nuclear Weapon States (United States, United Kingdom, France, China, and Russia), facilitate peaceful nuclear co-operation between Treaty members and provide foundation for nuclear disarmament.

      Nuclear verification in South Africa Verifying South Africa's declared nuclear inventory, and the termination of its weapons programme, was a complex task by Adolf von Baeckmann, Garry Dillon, and Demetrius Perricos Africa's accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) on 10 July was promptly followed by the sign-File Size: KB. There is a new book on South Africa’s Apartheid-era nuclear weapons program by Nic von Wielligh, who participated in the program. Originally published in Afrikaans as Die Bom: Suid-Afrika se Kernwapenprogram, the book is now available in English.(The title is translated literally as The Bomb: South Africa’s Nuclear Weapons Programme.).

        Although South Africa's nuclear decommissioning has received extensive analysis in the proliferation literature, few have devoted much attention to understanding how the apartheid government's purported weapons strategy modifies existing theories of nuclear by: 1. The Causes of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation Article (PDF Available) in Annual Review of Political Science 14(1) June with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Scott Sagan.


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South Africa and nuclear proliferation by J. D. L. Moore Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book investigates drivers and trends in nuclear proliferation in the Global South. Based on an in-depth analysis of South Africa's nuclear history, it examines general causes of proliferation, such as technical capabilities and constraints; a country's motivation to build a nuclear bomb; and particular domestic and international cturer: Springer.

Abstract. International concern that South Africa may possess nuclear weapons derives from her possession of an unsafeguarded enrichment plant which can produce weapons-grade fissile material, her failure to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and evidence since that she may have been preparing for testing or may actually have tested a nuclear explosive by: 7.

Jump to South Africa's Recent Developments and Current Status. Since abandoning its nuclear weapons program, South Africa has emerged as a champion of both global nuclear nonproliferation and equal access to peaceful nuclear energy.

However, South Africa's remaining dual-use nuclear capabilities have made it both a possible exporter of nuclear technology and. Dr Nic von Wielligh is an internationally respected nuclear physicist.

After South Africa's accession to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty inhe was responsible for the implementation of IAEA Safeguards in South Africa. Later he served as advisor on the IAEA's committees onnuclear energy and safeguards/5(3). This book investigates drivers and trends in nuclear proliferation in the Global South.

Based on an in-depth analysis of South Africa's nuclear history, it examines general causes of proliferation, such as technical capabilities and constraints; a country's motivation to build a nuclear bomb; and particular domestic and international situations.

This book investigates drivers and trends in nuclear proliferation in the Global South. Based on an in-depth analysis of South Africa’s nuclear history, it examines general causes of. This book investigates drivers and trends in nuclear proliferation in the Global South.

Based on an in-depth analysis of South Africa’s nuclear history, it examines general causes of proliferation, such as technical capabilities and constraints; a country’s motivation to build a nuclear bomb; and particular domestic and international : Springer International Publishing.

This book investigates drivers and trends in nuclear proliferation in the Global South. Based on an in-depth analysis of South Africa’s nuclear history, it examines general causes of proliferation, such as technical capabilities and constraints; a country’s motivation to build a nuclear bomb; and particular domestic and international situations.

South Africa eventually built its own nuclear bombs, albeit possibly with Israeli assistance. But the collaboration on military technology only grew over the following years.

Source documents: Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Act, ; A Chronology of South Africa's Nuclear Program, by Masiza, Fall ; Nuclear Verification in South Africa, by Baeckmann, Dillon, and Perricos, January ; South Africa's Nuclear Weapon Program: Lessons for U.S.

Nonproliferation Policy, by Pabian, Fall ; NPT Review Conference. A Chronology of South Africa's Nuclear Program by Zondi Masiza Zondi Masiza is a research assistant at the Program for Nonproliferation Studies. He is currently a US AID/Fulbright Scholar at the Monterey Institute for International Studies.

Introduction The recent history of South Africa's nuclear programCited by: 3. South Africa and Nuclear Proliferation South Africa’s Nuclear Capabilities and Intentions in the Context of International Non-Proliferation Policies Authors: Moore, J.D.L. The authors succinctly discuss the histories of nuclear states, including Israel, India, Pakistan, North Korea, and South Africa, while offering keen insights into their motivation for proliferation and the path each state took to acquire the : Bradley A.

Thayer. Nuclear proliferation and the South African threat. Geneva: World Council of Churches, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frank Barnaby.

The Republic of South Africa is the only country in the world to build a nuclear weapons program, then unbuild that program after domestic and international conditions changed. The Fascinating Story of How South Africa Got—and Then Gave up—Its Own Nuclear Bomb by Robert Farley Follow drfarls on Twitter L Key Point: The.

As a general rule, states do not openly discuss their contributions to nuclear proliferation. In the case of South Africa, the nature of the regime made the idea of open assistance even more poisonous.

Still, analysts suspect or know of at least four countries that supplied a degree of support to South Africa’s nuclear : Robert Farley. Twenty five years ago, South Africa acceded to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty after dismantling its nuclear weapons.

Yet, the full story of that nuclear weapons program was not revealed publicly at that time, even after then President F.W. de Klerk revealed South Africa’s nuclear weapons program in Author: Andrea. Get this from a library. South Africa and nuclear proliferation: South Africa's nuclear capabilities and intentions in the context of international non-proliferation policies.

[J D L Moore]. Pakistan, India, and North Korea have all conducted nuclear weapons tests, and Israel is believed to have nuclear weapons. Argentina, Brazil, Iran, Iraq, Libya, and South Africa are known to have or are suspected of having attempted to develop nuclear weapons; South Africa actually produced a small nuclear arsenal but later disarmed.

Ann MacLachlan and Michael Knapik, “South Africa to End MIS SWU Project,” NuclearFuel, Decemp. 4. J.D.L. Moore, “The Development of South Africa’s Nuclear Capability,” in South Africa and Nuclear Proliferation, (New York: St. Martin’s Press, ).The book discusses the history and nature of proliferation and its relationship to multinational diplomacy; the problems of permanent and workable safeguards; and regional political ramifications in the creeping dependencies of South Asia, apartheid in South Africa, militarization in Japan, and the nuclearization of Brazil and : Kapur, A.Nuclear Weapons Program.

South Africa's quest for a nuclear deterrent began with research into peaceful nuclear explosives (PNEs) in Although Pretoria initially would not confirm it was developing, or possessed, nuclear weapons, it had large natural deposits of uranium, as well as uranium enrichment facilities and the necessary technological infrastructure.