New Moves in Disarmament Struggle
Step-by-Step Approach to Control of Arms
A new step-by-step approach to international arms control is currently being tried out at Geneva on two levels. The new method was initiated last summer when nuclear experts met in the Swiss city to explore the technical problems involved in enforcing a ban on testing of atomic and hydrogen weapons. Enforcement having been found a practical possibility, the question was advanced to a second stage with the opening, Oct. 31, of a political conference of the nuclear powers to negotiate an actual ban on test explosions. Now the step-by-step approach is being extended to another aspect of arms control by the convening, Nov. 10, of a first-stage meeting of experts to look into the technicalities ...