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  • Weapons Proliferation and War in the Greater Middle Eastby Richard L. Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This important new book explores the strategic reasons behind the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons as well as ballistic missile delivery systems in the Greater Middle East. It examines the uses and limitations of chemical weapons in regional combat, ballistic missile warfare and defenses, as well as Iran's drive for nuclear... more...

  • Military Nanotechnologyby Jürgen Altmann

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    With revolutionary changes in nanotechnology (NT) now on the horizon, many countries have started major research and development (R&D) programmes, which are mainly civilian. Often overlooked are military R&D programmes ? in particular those of the US government. This is the first systematic and comprehensive presentation of the potential military... more...

  • Cooperative Threat Reduction, Missile Defense, and the Nuclear Futureby Michael Krepon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00

    In this book, Michael Krepon analyzes nuclear issues such as missile defenses, space warfare, and treaties, and argues that the United States is on a dangerous course. During the Cold War, Mutual Assured Destruction, or MAD, facilitated strategic arms control. Now that the Cold War has been replaced by asymmetric warfare, treaties based on nuclear... more...

  • Knowing Nukesby William Chaloupka

    University of Minnesota Press 1988; US$ 55.50

    Countering critics who charge that postmodern positions on language, authority, and power cannot inform effective political responses, this compelling analysis employs these same methods to examine antinuclear politics. Star Wars (the movie and the antimi more...

  • South Asia's Cold Warby Rajesh M. Basrur

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book is a ground-breaking analysis of the India-Pakistan nuclear confrontation as a form of ?cold war? ? that is, a hostile relationship between nuclear rivals. Drawing on nuclear rivalries between similar pairs (United States-Soviet Union, United States-China, Soviet Union-China, and United States-North Korea), the work examines the rise,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...