In Favor of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Nuclear Weapons Test during the 1950s. (National Archives photo)

Nuclear Weapons Test during the 1950s. The CTBT would end all nuclear weapons testing. (National Archives photo)

I have written several columns about ending all nuclear weapons testing through the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).

New York Times
Des Moines Register
Albuquerque Journal
Yahoo! Voices

There is support for the treaty from many corners. Paige Norton, a student in the New Media and Communications Department at the College of Mount St. Joseph,  compiled a list of recent articles that are also in favor of ending nuclear testing once and for all. Here is this list:

Pifer, Steven. “Brookings.” New Support for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. The Brookings Institution, 30 Mar 2012. Web. 18 Aug. 2013. <>.

Krauss, Lawrence. “Future Tense.” It’s Time for the U.S. To Finally Sign the Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. The Slate Group, 25 Apr 2012. Web. 18 Aug. 2013.

Chen, Steven. “South China Morning Post.” Beijing to share blast detection data with Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation. South China Morning Post Publishers, 11 Aug 2013. Web. 18 Aug. 2013.

Mangano, Sherman, Joseph, Janette . “counterpunch .” The Legacy of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. South China Morning Post Publishers, 5 Aug 2013. Web. 18 Aug. 2013.

Suresh, J.C. “InDepthNews.” CIVIL SOCIETY CRUCIAL TO BAN NUKE TESTING . S.R International , 2013. Web. 21 Aug. 2013.

“newswise.” 3D Earth Model Developed at Sandia Labs More Accurately Pinpoints Source of Earthquakes, Explosions. Sandia National Laboratories, 27 Aug 2013. Web. 27 Aug. 2013.

“”Scoop” World- Independent News .” China’s Commitment to Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. Sandia National Laboratories, 27 Aug 2013. Web. 27 Aug. 2013.

Brannen, Kate. “DefenseNews.” U.S. Renews Debate Over Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. Gannet Government Media Corporation , 10 Apr 2012. Web. 21 Aug. 2013.

“Itar-Tass News Agency.” Russia doesn’t see any practical steps of the U.S. over Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty ratification. N.p., 19 Jul 2013. Web. 22 Aug. 2013.

Mackby, Jenifer. “Strategic insights and bipartisan policy solutions.” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. CSIS, 23 Jan 2012. Web. 21 Aug. 2013.

Daryl , Kimball. “Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty .” Five Decades Since JFK’s Call for a Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. The Arms Control Association , 7 Jun 2013. Web. 22 Aug. 2013.

“Physicians for Social Responsibility .” Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. The Arms Control Association , 2012. Web. 22 Aug. 2013.

Dahl, Fredrik . “Reuters.” Nuclear test ban body’s new head to seek compliance of key powers. N.p., 23 Oct 2012. Web. 23 Aug. 2013.

 History of Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty. Philadelphia News , 13 Apr 2012. Web. 23 Aug. 2013.

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