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Nuclear Warfare

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  • 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...

  • The Bombby PhD Stephen M. Younger

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?Younger has provided an insightful guide, especially for the general reader, into today?s array of nuclear powers and their capabilities.? ?James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy, former     Director of Central Intelligence In The Bomb, Stephen Younger, former Los Alamos weapons designer and author... more...

  • NATO and Weapons of Mass Destructionby Eric Terzuolo

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This is the first detailed examination of  NATO's role in the post-Cold War world in which the main threat to global civil society is now from Weapons of Mass Destruction. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    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$ 37.50

    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 ambitions,... more...

  • South Africa's Weapons of Mass Destructionby Helen E. Purkitt; Stephen F. Burgess

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 21.20

    South Africa's Weapons of Mass Destruction offers an in-depth view of the secret development and voluntary disarmament of South Africa's nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons program, Project Coast. Helen E. Purkitt and Stephen F. Burgess explore how systems used for nuclear, biological, and chemical... more...

  • Five Days in Augustby Michael D. Gordin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    Most Americans believe that the Second World War ended because the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan forced it to surrender. Five Days in August boldly presents a different interpretation: that the military did not clearly understand the atomic bomb's revolutionary strategic potential, that the Allies were almost as stunned by the surrender as the... more...

  • Airborne Radioactive Contamination in Inhabited Areasby K.G. Andersson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 180.00

    For many decades, investigations of the behaviour and implications of radioactive contamination in the environment have focused on agricultural areas and food production. This was due to the erroneous assumption that the consequences of credible contaminating incidents would be restricted to rural areas. However, due to the Chernobyl accident, more... more...

  • Peddling Perilby David Albright

    Free Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    ?THE UNLEASHED POWER OF THE ATOM HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING SAVE OUR MODES OF THINKING, AND WE THUS DRIFT TOWARD UNPARALLELED CATASTROPHE.? ?ALBERT EINSTEIN W ith the revelation of Iran?s secret uranium enrichment facilities, North Korea?s brazen testing of missiles and nuclear weapons, and nuclear-endowed Pakistan?s descent into instability, the urgency... more...

  • How the End Beginsby Ron Rosenbaum

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00

    The president loses control of fifty nukes for nearly an hour. Russian nuclear bombers almost bump wingtips with American fighter jets over the Pacific coast. North Korea detonates nuclear weapons underground. Iran?s nuclear shroud is penetrated by a computer worm. Al-Qaeda goes on the hunt for Pakistan?s bomb, and Israelis debate the merit of a preemptive... more...