Reports, analyses and statements
about the CTBT from external actors

2009 Source PDF/Link
Contributions of the United Nations System in Advancing the Entry-Into-Force of the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty: Briefing and Strategy Session Global Security Institute [Link]
Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States by William J. Perry, James R. Schlesinger et. Al.
2009
United States Institute of Peace [PDF]
On-Site Inspections Under the 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT): Technical Considerations by Edward Ifft December 2009 VERTIC [PDF]
Putting the CTBT into Practice by Malcolm Coxhead and David Jepsen December 2009 VERTIC [PDF]
One Year of Test Ban Commitment Cannot Erase a Decade of Dismissal: Discussing the Outcome of the CTBT 2009 Article XIV Conference by Liviu Horovitz and Luis Gain November 2009 NTI [Link]
Verifiability, Reliability, and National Security: The Case for US Ratification of the CTBT by Kaegan McGrath November 2009 The Nonproliferation Review [Link]
Assessing the Merits of the CTBT by David Hafemeister November 2009 The Nonproliferation Review [PDF]
U.S.-Russian Nuclear Cooperation and the CTBT by Irvin R. Lindemuth November 2009 The Nonproliferation Review [PDF]
Pressing a Broad Agenda for Combating Nuclear Dangers: An Interview With Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ellen Tauscher November 2009 Arms Control Today [Link]
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments by Jonathan Medalia November 2009 CRS Report for Congress [PDF]
Time for a Test-Ban Bargain by Joshua Pollack November 2009 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists [Link]
Why We Don’t Need to Resume Nuclear Testing: A Reply to Senator Kyl’s “Why We Need to Test Nuclear Weapons” by Daryl G. Kimball November 2009 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace [Link]
Learning From the 1999 Vote On the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by Daryl G. Kimball Ocotber 2009 Arms Control Today [Link]
U.S., Russia Must Lead on Arms Control by Brent Scowcroft, et. Al. October 2009
Brookings Institute [Link]
Making Good on the Promises: From the Security Council Summit to the 2010 NPT Review by Dr. John Burroughs October 2009
Middle Powers Initiative
[PDF]
Iran Brings Urgency to U.S.’s Need to Ratify Nuclear-Test Treaty by Deepti Choubey
October 2009
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace [Link]
This Time, Ban the Test by Jessica Tuchman Mathews
October 2009
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace [Link]
Clinton Makes Case for CTBT at Conference by Meri Lugo
October 2009


Arms Control Today [Link]
Will the Stars Align in New York for Test Ban Advocates? A Preview of the Sixth CTBT Article XIV Conference by Kaegan McGrath and Luis Gain September 2009 Center for Nonproliferation Studies [Link]
Declarations, Resolutions, and Revelations: Wrap-Up of an Action Packed Week at the United Nations by Kaegan McGrath September 2009 Center for Nonproliferation Studies [Link]
Testing the Test-Ban Treaty: Week Three of the CTBTO Inspection Exercise in Kazakhstan by Andreas Persbo September 2009 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists [Link]
First Day of Article XIV Conference Shows Optimism by Kaegan McGrath September 2009
Center for Nonproliferation Studies [Link]
Building Up the Regime For Verifying the CTBT by Tibor Tóth September 2009

Arms Control Today [Link]
The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by Jenifer Mack August 2009

CSIS [Link]
The Nuclear Posture Review Debate by Anya Loukianova August 2009

NTI [Link]
India and the Case to Sign the CTBT by Kartik Bommakanti July 2009

Indian Pugwash Society [Link]
Understanding the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy Debate by Christopher F. Chyba and J.D. Crouch July 2009


The Washington Quarterly [PDF]
Battle Lines Being Drawn in the CTBT Debate: an Analysis of the Strategic Posture Commission's Arguments against U.S. Ratification by Kaegan Mcgrath July 2009

NTI [Link]
Obama Shifts U.S. Stance on CTBTO Funding by Meri Lugo and Daniel Horner June 2009

Arms Control Today [Link]
Grabbing Victory from the Jaws of Defeat? A Recap of the CTBT in 1999 by Elizabeth Turpen, Ph.D. June 2009
The Henry L. Stimson Center [Link]
The CTBT Debate Begins Again by Hugh Gusterson June 2009

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists [Link]
Satellite Earth Observations Support CTBT Monitoring: A Case Study of the Nuclear Test in North Korea of Oct. 9, 2006 and Comparison with Seismic Results by J. Schlittenhardt, M. Canty and I Grunberg June 2009

Pure and Applied Geophysics [PDF]
Nuclear Testing and Proliferation- An Inextricable Connection by Thomas Graham Jr. and David Hafemeister Summer 2009
Disarmament Diplomacy [Link]
The Nuclear Test Ban: Lex Lata or de Lege Ferenda? by Lisa Tabassi Summer 2009 Journal of Conflict & Security Law [Link]
The Logic of the Test Ban Treaty by Daryl G. Kimball May 2009
Arms Control Today [Link]
Renew the Drive for CTBT Ratification by Jofi Joseph April 2009


The Washington Quarterly [PDF]
A Strategy for Achieving Senate Approval of the CTBT by John Isaacs April 2009
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists [Link]
Don’t Wait for the United States by Deepti Choubey April 2009
CTBTO Spectrum [PDF]
3 Reasons Why the U.S. Senate Should Ratify the Test-Ban Treaty by Robert Nelson March 2009 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists [Link]
LOOKING BACK: The Threshold Test Ban Treaty by Edward Ifft March 2009

Arms Control Today [Link]
Don’t Miss this Opportunity to End Nuclear Testing – Once and For All by Barry M. Blechman March 2009

The Henry L. Stimson Center

[Link]
The United States and the CTBT: Renewed Hope or Politics as Usual? by Sean Dunlop and Jean du Preez February 2009

Center for Nonproliferation Studies [Link]
The Article VI Forum: New Imperatives and Openings for a Nuclear Weapon-Free World by Amb. Henrik Salander et. AL. January 2009

Middle Powers Initiative [PDF]
Wait…Signing the CTBT May Actually Mean Something?
2009

CSIS [PDF]
Verifying Treaty Compliance: Limiting Weapons of Mass Destruction and Monitoring Kyoto Protocol Provisions by Ola Dahlman et. AL.2009 Springer Science + Business Media [Link]
Nuclear Test Ban: Converting Political Visions to Reality

Springer Science + Business Media [Link]
2010 Source PDF/Link
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments by Jonathan Medalia November 2010 CRS Report for Congress [PDF]
A World Free of Nuclear Weapons? The CTBT: A multilateral approach by Alexander Kment March 2010 eTalksTV [Video]
India's nuclear arms control quandary by Ramamurti Rajaraman February 2010

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists [Link]
Boosting the CTBT's prospects in the Middle East by Liviu Horovitz and Robert Golan-Vilella February 2010

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists [Link]
Now More Than Ever The Case for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty February 2010

Arms Control Association
[PDF]
Eliminating Nuclear Threats—A Practical Guide for Global Policymakers by Gareth Evans, William Perry and Jessica Tuchman Mathews January 2010

Report for the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
[Link]
A Global Undertaking: Realizing the Disarmament Promise of the NPT by Dr. John Burroughs January 2010

Middle Powers Initiative
[PDF]
The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: New Technology, New Prospects? Editedby Jacqueline McLaren Miller January 2010

EastWest Institute [PDF]
Report of Pugwash Consultation s on CTBT Entry into Force: Summary of Main Points by Prof. Paolo Cotta-Ramusino and Sandra Ionno Butcher January 2010 Pugwash
[PDF]
Obama's Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Agenda: Building Steam or Losing Traction? by Theodore Kalionzes and Kaegan McGrath
January 2010
NTI [Link]
India and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty: to sign or not to sign? by Bharat Gopalaswamy January 2010

SIPRI [Link]
2008 Source PDF/Link
Actor Michael Douglas Embraces Role as Advocate, May 2008 National Public Radio Link
Obama Will Have Opening on Arms Initiatives, Expert Says, Interview with Joseph Cirincione, November 2008 NTI Link
Have No Fear, Things Won’t Be So Bad, Shashi Tharoor, November 2008 Huffington Post Link
Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: The Need for a Comprehensive Approach, Presentation to the 119th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Geneva, Alyn Ware, October 2008 Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament [PDF]
The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Effectively Verifiable by David Hafemeister, October 2008 Arms Control Today Link
2008 Presidential Q&A: Democratic Nominee Barack Obama, September 2008 Arms Control Today Link
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments by Jonathan Medalia, September 2008 CRS Report for Congress [PDF]
A New Look at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, September 2008 International Group on Global Security [PDF]
Renewing American Leadership, Barack Obama, July/August 2008 Foreign Affairs Link
Political Significance of the CTBT and Perspectives of Entry into Force, Oliver Meier, July 2008 Arms Control Association [PDF]
FACT SHEET: Obama's New Plan to Confront 21st Century Threats, Confronting 21st Century Threats, July 2008 Barack Obama website Link
France and Nuclear Disarmament: The Meaning of the Sarkozy Speech,
May 2008
Carnegie Endowment Link
LOOKING BACK: The 1998 Indian and Pakistani Nuclear Tests, May 2008 Arms Control Association Link
Australian Government Urges Countries to Bring the Ban on Nuclear Testing into Force, May 2008 Government of Australia Link
Remarks By John McCain on Nuclear Security, May 2008 John McCain website Link
Entry into Force of the CTBT: All Roads Lead to Washington
A Report from the Fifth Article XIV Conference by Keegan McGrath, April 2008
Center for Nonproliferation Studies Link
Reshaping the U.S.-Indian Nuclear Deal to Lessen the Nonproliferation Losses, April 2008 Arms Control Association Link
Speech by Carl Bildt at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, April 2008 Government of Sweden Link
Getting Real About Nuclear Disarmament, April 2008 Arms Control Association Link
The Future of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty:
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, March 2008
Center for Nonproliferation Studies Link
Disarmament Redux by J. Peter Scoblic, March/April 2008 The Bulletin [PDF]
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Issues and Arguments by Jonathan Medalia, March 2008 CRS Report for Congress [PDF]
Preparing for 2010: Striking a Balance between Nuclear Disarmament & Nuclear Nonproliferation, March 2008 Center for Non-proliferation Studies [PDF]
National Security Strategy statement by
Prime Minister Gordon Brown, March 2008
Government of the United Kingdom Link
Irish Government urges Action on Nuclear Disarmament, March 2008 E-Gov Monitor Link
SPEECH BY NICOLAS SARKOZY,PRESENTATION OF LE TERRIBLE IN CHERBOURG, March 2008 Government of France [PDF]
Resurrecting the Test Ban Treaty
by Michael O'Hanlon, February 2008
International Institute of Strategic Studies [PDF]
Full Report of the Federation of American Scientists, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Union of Concerned Scientists, February 2008 Toward True Security [PDF]
Controlling Fissile Materials and Ending Nuclear Testing by Robert J. Einhorn at the International Conference on Nuclear Disarmament, February 2008 Center for Strategic and International Affairs [PDF]
Nuclear Renaissance and Non-Proliferation by Pierre Goldschmidt, February 2008 Carnegie Endowment [PDF]
Remarks by Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre
at International Conference in Oslo) February 2008
Government of Norway Link
Keynote address by Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre at the 2008 Oslo Conference on Nuclear Disarmament, February 2008 Government of Norway Link
Toward a Nuclear-Free World by By GEORGE P. SHULTZ, WILLIAM J. PERRY,
HENRY A. KISSINGER and SAM NUNN January 2008
Wall Street Journal Link
2007 Source PDF/Link
Security and Opportunity for the twenty first century
by Hillary Rodham Clinton, November/December 2007
Foreign Affairs Link
Achieving Nuclear Balance by Ellen O. Tauscher, November 2007 Center for Nonproliferation Studies) [PDF]
What are nuclear weapons for? By Drell and Goodby,
November 2007
Arms Control Association [PDF]
What are nuclear weapons for? By Drell and Goodby,
November 2007
Arms Control Association [PDF]
Reviving one Acronym with Another: NPT and CTBT, October 2007 Partnership for a Secure America Link
Reinvigorate Nuclear Nonproliferation by Jessica Matthews, October 2007 Carnegie Endowment Link
The CTBT: Achievements,Challenges and Opportunities, September 2007 VERTIC [PDF]
The nuclear culprits, September 2007 The Guardian Link
Top Ten Results from the 2007 Carnegie International Nonproliferation Conference, August 2007 Carnegie Endowment [PDF]
Renewing American Leadership by Barack Obama, July/August 2007 Foreign Affairs Link
The future: A reliable path to disarmament By Sidney Drell, July/August 2007 The Bulletin [PDF]
The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Deserves a Fresh Look,
July 2007
World Politics Review Link
The Mountaintop: A World Free of Nuclear Weapons", by Sam Nunn, June 2007 NTI [PDF]
A World Free of Nuclear Weapons? By Magaret Beckett, June 2007 Carnegie Endowment [PDF]
Goff – New Momentum Needed for Nuclear Disarmament, June 2007 Scoop Link
Documentary about the CTBT produced by German TV channel ZDF April 2008 ZDF-German TV Link
Getting the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Back on Track
by Anita Roddick, April 2007
Huffington Post Link
A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Prohibition versus Elimination
by Wolfgang Panofksy March 2007
The Bulletin Link
Replacement Warheads and the Nuclear Test Ban By Daryl Kimball, March 2007 Carnegie Endowment Link
Priority Steps to Strengthen the Nonproliferation Regime by
Pierre Goldschmidt, February 2007
Carnegie Endowment [PDF]
Rep. Howard Berman: “STRENGTHENING U.S. NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION POLICY” January 2007 Arms Control Association [PDF]
New Nuclear Designs, New Questions, January 2007 Arms Control Association Link
A Chance for Nuclear Leadership by Deepti Choubey, January 2007 Carnegie Endowment Link
New Reasons to Reject New Warheads, January 2007 Arms Control Association Link
A World Free of Nuclear Weapons By George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Henry A. Kissinger and Sam Nunn, January 2007
Waging Peace Link
2006 Source PDF/Link
WEAPONS OF TERROR Freeing the World of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Arms, June 2006
Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission [PDF]
2005 Source PDF/Link
Arms Control: All talk, no action by Rebecca Johnson, July/August 2005 The Bulletin [PDF]
2003 Source PDF/Link
Inside the Water’s Edge: The Senate Votes on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty by Terry L. Deibel, 2003 (download fee) Pew Case Studies in International Affairs, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Link
2002 Source PDF/Link
Technical Issues Related to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization National Academy of Science Report 2002 Link
2001 Source PDF/Link
2001 Report on the Findings and Recommendations Concerning the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by General John M. Shalikashvili (USA ret),
January 2001
Government of the United States Link