The Obama Administration committed itself to submitting the CTBT to the Senate for ratification, but support there is uncertain (it requires the support of 67 Senators). This is crucial to several other key states’ ratification, and necessary for the Treaty to come into force.
Treaty text (has not entered into force), Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization
- International Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Regime Factsheet, updated April 2015
- What comes next for U.S. nuclear policy?, Rebecca Cousins, BASIC This Week, June 17, 2013
- U.S. Report on the CTBT, Chris Lindborg, BASIC This Week, March 26, 2012
- Disarmament Talk with CTBTO Executive Secretary Dr Lassina Zerbo, CTBTO News Room, 2 February 2016
- Nuclear-Test-Ban Debate Focuses on Iran and North Korea, Ramesh Jaura, IDN-InDepthNews Analysis, 31 January 2016
- 20 Years since Clinton announced a true zero- yeild CTBT, CTBTO, 11 August, 2015
- Why Nuke Treaty Vital for Israel, Iran and the United States, William Lambers, The World Post, 24 July, 2015
- Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again: An Account of the CTBT, Jonathan Hunt, The Wire, 7 July, 2015
- On-site inspection workshop in Israel to evaluate IFE14 inspection simulation in Jordan, Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization, 13 April 2015
- The Status of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Signatories and Ratifiers, Arms Control Association, November 2013
- Civil Society pushes key states to act on Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Arms Control Association, 27 September 2013
- U.S. leadership needed to prevent nuclear testing by North Korea, Amb. Tom Pickering (U.S. ret.), Christian Science Monitor, 20 February 2013.
- Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments, Jonathan Medalia, Congressional Research Service, 2 January 2013
- Project for the CTBT
Sponsored by the Arms Control Association (regularly updated)
- Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Preparatory Commission, Includes information on member states and updates on technical implementation.