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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 in Basingstoke .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementJ.D.L. Moore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA856
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(260)p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21286738M
    ISBN 100333387511

    The Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Dr Mohamed El Baradei, arrived in South Africa Monday at the start of a four-day official visit.


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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.

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.

At the heart of this book is a richly detailed account of how Israel and South Africa cooperated as they worked to develop nuclear weapons in the s and '70s. Washington D.C., Ap - The NPT is appropriately acknowledged as a critical means of protecting global security against the danger of unchecked nuclear proliferation.

But the treaty has had its detractors – and not just among rogue states but governments in good international standing – as a new posting of declassified documents from the nongovernmental. 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.

Albright, D. () “South Africa and the Affordable Bomb.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 37– Jo-Ansie van Wyk & Anna-Mart van Wyk () ‘From the Nuclear Laager to the Non-Proliferation Club: South Africa and the.

Only South Africa has dismantled nuclear weapons that it constructed and controlled. In this sense, it is the closest analogue to what. The Israeli-South African collusion could be tracked from inside South Africa's nuclear program, where the CIA had positioned a stellar agent.

Tweet The key question now is how Washington will act, or react, regarding the Iranian nuclear challenge. South Africa; South Africa. Latest Releases; Press Release: New Book on South Africa’s Nuclear Program Septem ; Highly Enriched Uranium Inventories in South Africa.

David Albright. Novem SOUTH AFRICA (Updated ) PREAMBLE. This report provides information on the status and development of nuclear power programmes in South Africa, including factors related to the effective planning, decision making and implementation of the nuclear power programme that together lead to safe and economical operations of nuclear power plants.

The cases of South Africa, Egypt and Japan will be the focus of this section. The final section will examine the present state of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime, which most observers agree is currently facing a crisis of by: 3.

Since South Africa’s accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in and the decision to dismantle its nuclear weapons programme inthe country had played a leading role in international disarmament and non-proliferation forums. SOUTH AFRICA: NATIONAL STATEMENT FOR MAIN COMMITTEE II SAFEGUARDS, NON-PROLIFERATION AND NUCLEAR WEAPON FREE ZONES Chairperson, My delegation associates itself with the statement delivered on.

The dismantling of South Africa's nuclear deterrent and accession to the NPT, should be seen in the light of this fundamental reappraisal of South Africa's constructive role in promoting international non-proliferation as was much in evidence at the recent NPT-Review Conference in New York where South Africa could play a meaningful role as.

Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Theodore B. Taylor Chairman, NOVA, Damascus, Maryland. Dr. Taylor, a former nuclear weapons designer, received the US Atomic Energy Commission’s Lawrence Memorial Award and was Deputy Director of the Defense Nuclear Agency.

He is a Fellow of the American Physical Size: 33KB. South Africa. As with many other nations South Africa’s acknowledged nuclear activities and claimed objectives were suspected to be either only part of the story or attempts, at least in part, at deception.

Part of the U.S. intelligence community’s focus on South Africa’s nuclear program was on technical issues.south africa. statement. by. mr abdul s. minty deputy director-general multilateral security and governance department of foreign affairs.

on the occasion of the conference on facilitating.