Nuclear non-proliferation – Preventing the spread of nuclear weapons.
Nuclear proliferation – The spread of Nuclear weapons between states.
Disarmament – The reduction/ withdrawal of military forces and weapons.
Horizontal proliferation – The spread of weapons to non-state actors.
Vertical proliferation – The advancement of nuclear weapons.
Nuclear Deterrence – Deter attack from other states through use of nuclear weapons
Mutually Assured Destruction -A doctrine that assumes that each side has
enough nuclear weaponry to destroy the other side.
Conventional Weapons – Weapons in wide use that are not weapons of mass destruction