Cold War Treaties
Terms in this set (10)
An international agreement that prohibits all military activity on the Antarctic continent and allows for inspection of all nations' facilities there. It also nullifies all territorial claims to Antarctic land and pledges the signatories to peaceful cooperation in exploration and research.
Limited Test Ban Treaty
Agreement between the US, Soviet Union, and Great Britain to end the testing of nuclear bombs in the atmosphere or underwater
Outer Space Treaty
An international agreement, signed by the United States and the former Soviet Union, that banned the introduction of military weapons into outer space, prohibited the extension of national sovereignty in space, and encouraged cooperation and sharing of information about space research.
An international agreement that forbids the establishment of nuclear weapons on the ocean floor beyond the 12-mile territorial limit.
Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty
A 1972 treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union limiting the number of defensive missiles each country could build. In 2001 President George W. Bush withdrew the United States from the treaty.
Intermediate Range Nuclear Treaty
INF - According to this disarmament agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union, an entire class of missiles would be removed and destroyed and on-site inspections would be permitted for verification.
Ballistic Missile Launch Notification Agreement
The agreement between the United States and the USSR on notifications of launches of Inter-continental Ballistic Missiles and Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles.
Strategic Defense Initiative
Popularly known as "Star Wars," President Reagan's SDI proposed the construction of an elaborate computer-controlled, anti-missile defense system capable of destroying enemy missiles in outer spaced. Critics claimed that SDI could never be perfected.
Treaty of Tlatelolco
a treaty proposed to make Latin American a nuclear free zone- All latin america countries signed this
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
treaty that made signers agree not to develop nuclear weapons or to stop the proliferation or spread of nuclear weapons