Examples from the Web for non-proliferation
A nuclear-armed Iran would be a disaster for international stability and the non-proliferation regime.Israel Must Take a More Diplomatic Approach Toward Iran|David Patrikarakos|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It risks triggering a nuclear-arms race in the region, and the unraveling of the non-proliferation treaty.Full Text of Obama's Speech to the UN -- Update: Video Added|Justin Green|September 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And withdrawing from the Non-Proliferation Treaty or kicking out U.N. nuclear inspectors would implicitly do the same thing.
That may have made sense in the 1950s and 1960s, when the outlines of the non-proliferation regime were first established.
This would reduce the threat that Iran could use the uranium for a nuclear weapon and give time for non-proliferation talks.
British Dictionary definitions for non-proliferation
- limitation of the production or spread of something, esp nuclear or chemical weapons
- (as modifier)a nonproliferation treaty