An agreement made in 1968 to discourage the spread of nuclear weapons. It has been ratified by ninety-two countries, but not by all countries with the potential to develop nuclear weapons. Neither India nor Pakistan, each of which subsequently developed nuclear weapons, ratified it.
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Start out with that so you understand what happened, beginning with the Treaty of Westphalia.
Doyle said he is not certain where he will end up, though he plans to continue to work on nonproliferation and disarmament issues.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda|Center for Public Integrity|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is one of two countries (along with Egypt) to have a peace treaty with the Jewish state.Israel Could Get Dragged Into ISIS’s War, Obama Admin Warns|Eli Lake|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result, men from both sides, who were all sporting painful erections, gathered together to negotiate a peace treaty.Japanese Women Tell Their Men They Have to Choose Between Love and War|Jake Adelstein, Angela Erika Kubo|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Al-Huthaili is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Saudi Arabia and the two countries are not bound by a bilateral extradition treaty.Saudi Beauty Says She Robbed Banks for Her Mafia Lover|Caitlin Dickson|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here and there roving parties appeared, but having no recognized leaders, their existence did not invalidate the treaty.
The result of this mission was eminently successful; a special treaty was drawn up and Spain sold Louisiana to France.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?
Among other questions to be agreed upon and embodied in the treaty was the future of the Philippines.
In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals.