New Approaches to Disarmament

Archive Report

Kennedy Administration and Arms Control

Resumption of Negotiations in New Atmosphere

Fresh Hope for agreement on a nuclear testing ban is evident as the United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union prepare to resume at Geneva, March 21, the negotiations that were recessed last Dec. 5 to await the change of administrations at Washington. The United States will be represented at the three-power talks by a new team of negotiators, headed by Arthur H. Dean.1 President Kennedy said on Jan. 30 that this country would “resume negotiations prepared to reach a final agreement” provided the Soviet Union was willing to accept “an effective and enforceable treaty.” The administration considers the coming test ban negotiations of primary importance—as providing an indication of whether it will be ...

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