Accession Number : ADB163260


Title :   Analysis of the Interactions between Treaties


Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 26 Jul-30 Sep 1991


Corporate Author : BDM CORP MCLEAN VA


Personal Author(s) : Barbour, Graceanne ; McHugh, Michael ; Poulin, Anne ; Curren, James ; Mishulovich, Ellis


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/b163260.pdf


Report Date : 01 Apr 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 149


Abstract : The purpose of this analysis was to identify the relationships between the verification provisions of other treaties and the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). It was based on specific gaps, overlapping areas, synergistic efforts, conflicting provisions, and lessons learned for each treaty. The analysis was to offer recommendations to resolve conflicting provisions between the CWC and other treaties to enhance the effectiveness of the Convention's verification. The CWC could have three possible effects on other treaties: (1) some treaties will be unaffected by the CWC; (2) CWC provisions will partially verify other treaties; and (3) CWC provisions could potentially be used to inspect other treaty activities. Another possibility is that other treaties could impact CWC verification activities by questioning and delaying access to facilities that have fulfilled their quota requirements under other treaty provisions. In conclusion, there exists no significant interactions or conflicts, other than the potential, between the CWC and any other treaty. Therefore, there are no requirements or recommendations for resolving conflicts stemming from CWC verification provisions. Chemical weapons convention, Verification provisions, CD/ 1108, On-Site inspection, Monitoring, Universality.


Descriptors :   *INTERACTIONS , *TREATIES , REQUIREMENTS , LESSONS LEARNED , IMPACT , VERIFICATION , MONITORING , CHEMICALS , FACILITIES , SITES , INSPECTION , ACCESS , STEMMING


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


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE