Technical Monitoring

  • Berhanykun Andemicael
  • John Mathiason
Part of the Global Issues Series book series (GLOISS)


The advances in information technologies, coupled with the development of more sensitive measuring instruments have meant that verification increasingly depends on ongoing, indirect monitoring. Called technical monitoring, it addresses the problem of intrusiveness into sovereign territory by making the detection mechanism mechanical and automatic. ‘Look, Ma, no hands’, so to speak.


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© Berhanykun Andemicael and John Mathiason 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Berhanykun Andemicael
    • 1
  • John Mathiason
    • 2
  1. 1.Energy Agency to the United NationsUSA
  2. 2.Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public AffairsSyracuse UniversityUSA

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