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  • The Politics of Ballistic Missile Nonproliferationby Wyn Q. Bowen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 186.00

    During the presidency of George Bush (1989-93), the proliferation of nuclear chemical and biological weapons, and the ballistic missiles capable of delivering them, rose greatly in significance as issues on the American security agenda. In the missile field, this became evident by the efforts of certain elements in the executive branch and several... more...

  • The Day We Lost the H-Bombby Barbara Moran

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 26.00

    In The Day We Lost the H-Bomb , science writer Barbara Moran marshals a wealth of new information and recently declassified material to give the definitive account of the Cold War?s biggest nuclear weapons disaster. On January 17, 1966, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber exploded over the sleepy Spanish farming village of Palomares during a routine airborne... more...

  • A Dimly Burning Wickby Sadako Okuda; Pamela B. Vergun; Mia Nolting

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 31.95

    As the United States debates launching another war in the Middle East, this passionate diary paired with a pondered discussion provides a reality check on how governments goad citizens into going to war and gives a forthright look at the hideous results for civilian casualties. Who bears the responsibility for decisions made in a “democracy”... more...

  • US Nuclear Weapons Policy After the Cold Warby Nick Ritchie

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book offers an in-depth examination of America?s nuclear weapons policy since the end of the Cold War. Exploring nuclear forces structure, arms control, regional planning and the weapons production complex, the volume identifies competing sets of ideas about nuclear weapons and domestic political constraints on major shifts in policy. It... more...

  • Nuclear Proliferation in South Asiaby Sumit Ganguly; S. Paul Kapur

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume explores competing perspectives on the impact of nuclear weapons proliferation on the South Asian security environment. The spread of nuclear weapons is one of the world?s foremost security concerns. The effect of nuclear weapons on the behaviour of newly nuclear states, and the potential for future international crises, are... more...

  • Nuclear Weapons and Conflict Transformationby Saira Khan

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This new volume explores what the acquisition of nuclear weapons means for the life of a protracted conflict. The book argues that the significance of the possession of nuclear weapons in conflict resolution has been previously overlooked. Saira Khan argues that the acquisition of nuclear weapons by states keeps conflicts alive indefinitely, as... more...

  • Nuclear Safeguards, Security and Nonproliferationby James Doyle

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 116.00

    With an increase of global security concerns over potential terrorist acts, the threat of WMDs, and increasing political issues with nations seeking nuclear capability, the need to track, detect, and safeguard nuclear material globally has never been greater. Nuclear Safeguards, Security and Nonproliferation is a comprehensive reference that covers... more...

  • NATO and Weapons of Mass Destructionby Eric Terzuolo

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    NATO was hugely successful in facing off the Soviet Union during the Cold War. But has it been equally successful in addressing the "new threats" of the post-Cold War era? This new study assesses the organization?s political and military initiatives, and how its outreach to Russia, Ukraine, and other countries in the Euro-Atlantic and Mediterranean... more...

  • Perspectives on Sino-American Strategic Nuclear Issuesby Christopher P. Twomey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Sino-American nuclear relations are critical given ongoing modernization efforts on both sides and an increasingly complex regional and global nuclear environment. This volume pairs Chinese and American authors together to offer national perspectives on contemporary nuclear issues. more...

  • Nuclear Logicsby Etel Solingen

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    Nuclear Logics examines why some states seek nuclear weapons while others renounce them. Looking closely at nine cases in East Asia and the Middle East, Etel Solingen finds two distinct regional patterns. In East Asia, the norm since the late 1960s has been to forswear nuclear weapons, and North Korea, which makes no secret of its nuclear... more...