Lawyers Alliance for World Security
Lawyers Alliance for World Security
The Lawyers Alliance for World Security (LAWS) is a non-partisan, non-governmental organization concerned with the proliferation of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. Located in Washington, DC with chapters in New York, Boston and Philadelphia, LAWS works to educate the public about the dangers posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the inherent threat they pose to U.S. and international security. LAWS is committed to the pursuit of prudent arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament efforts worldwide.
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Find out how you can join LAWS efforts in reducing nuclear proliferation threats and strengthening nuclear non-proliferation and arms control regimes.
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Nuclear Posture Review

"A Pretty Poor Posture for a Superpower"
In a March 13, 2002 Los Angeles Times op-ed, Robert S. McNamara and Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. discuss what the recently leaked NPR means to the proliferation of nuclear weapons around the world. [click here]

Negative Security Assurances

"Saving the Security Assurances"
On March 5, 2002 LAWS released an arms control advisory commenting on reports that the Bush Administration may be considering repudiation of the 24-year old pledge not to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear nations that are parties to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT). [click here]

View Arms Control Advisory Archive

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