Accession Number:

ADA265560

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

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

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE