Accession Number : ADA265560


Title :   Arms Control: U.S. and International Efforts to Ban Chemical Weapons


Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a265560.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1991


Pagination or Media Count : 29


Abstract : Our work was conducted in the United States at the Departments of State, Commerce, and Defense; the Customs Service; and the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA. We held discussions with agency personnel, representatives of the Chemical Manufacturers Association, personnel from Australian Embassy, and the U.S. congressional representative to the Conference on Disarmament. The Central Intelligence Agency would not meet with us to discuss chemical weapons proliferation. We reviewed export licensing regulations and enforcement procedure, the draft convention of the Conference on Disarmament, the two bilateral chemical weapons agreements with U.S.S.R., and reports on international conferences. Soviet chemical weapons facilities, discussions on export controls with several countries,and the chemical weapons capabilities of other countries


Descriptors :   *ARMS CONTROL , *CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS , *FOREIGN MILITARY SALES , CHEMICALS , EXPORTS , FOREIGN POLICY , INTERNATIONAL TRADE , IRAN , IRAQ , NATIONAL SECURITY , ORGANIC COMPOUNDS , PRECURSORS


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE