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Oslo Declaration on Cluster Munitions

In this declaration, forty-six nations vowed to create an international instrument by 2008 which would prohibit the production and use of cluster munitions and establish a framework for rehabilitation, education, decontamination, and destruction of stockpiles. The Convention on Cluster Munitions was adopted in 2008 and entered into force in 2010.

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New Council Report Urges Two-Stage Compromise on U.S.-India Nuclear Deal

If Congress does not approve the U.S.-India nuclear deal, “it would damage the bilateral relationship,” concludes a new Special Report. Congress should adopt a two-stage approach: formally endorsing the deal’s basic framework, while delaying final approval until it is assured that critical nonproliferation needs are met.

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