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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Nuclear Weapons and Cooperative Security in the 21st Centuryby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book looks at the prospects for international cooperation over nuclear weapons proliferation in the 21st century. Nuclear weapons served as stabilizing forces during the Cold War, or the First Nuclear Age, on account of their capability for destruction, the fear that this created among politicians and publics, and the domination of the nuclear... more...

  • Day of Two Sunsby Jane Dibblin

    New Amsterdam Books 1998; US$ 11.99

    Dibblin?s well-researched and well-written book brings out the human dimension of the nuclear testing issue. more...

  • The Seventh Decadeby Jonathan Schell

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 19.99

    Jonathan Schell , author of The Unconquerable World and The Fate of the Earth among many other titles, is the Nation Institute's Harold Willens Peace Fellow. His "Letter from Ground Zero" column appears in The Nation regularly. He also writes for Harper's , The Atlantic Monthly , Foreign Affairs , and Tomdispatch.com . He is a distinguished... more...

  • Nuclear Terrorismby Gavin Cameron

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00

    Will the twenty-first century see terrorist fingers on the nuclear trigger? How likely is it terrorists will obtain weapons of mass destruction? What factors would determine their decision to use them? Gavin Cameron assesses the causes for, and implications of, the escalating lethality of terrorism. The growing opportunities for nuclear proliferation,... more...

  • Future Roles of U.S. Nuclear Forcesby Glenn Buchan; David Matonick; Calvin Shipbaugh; Richard Mesic

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has been re-examining its basic assumptions about foreign policy and instruments of national security polcy. This study examines the possible roles of nuclear weapons in contemporary US national security policy. more...

  • Nuclear Weapons and Strategyby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 168.00

    Nuclear weapons, once thought to have been marginalized by the end of the Cold War, have returned with a vengeance to the centre of US security concerns and to a world bereft of the old certainties of deterrence. This is a major analysis of these new strategic realities. The George W. Bush administration, having deposed the regime of Saddam... more...

  • India's Emerging Nuclear Postureby Ashley J. Tellis

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    After a hiatus of almost 24 years, India startled the international community by resuming nuclear testing in May 1998. This work addresses the belief that nuclear tests in South Asia have altered the strategic environment in the region and globally. more...

  • The Russian Nuclear Shield from Stalin to Yeltsinby Dr Jennifer Mathers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 160.00

    This book makes extensive use of Soviet sources to provide the first full analysis of Moscow's ballistic missile defence policy from its origins to the most recent post-Soviet developments. It considers the Soviets' motivations for pursuing an anti-ballistic missile capability and the extent of their success. more...

  • Arsenals of Follyby Richard Rhodes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War. In the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union came within minutes of nuclear war, until Gorbachev boldly launched a campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons, setting the stage for the 1986 Reykjavik summit and the... 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...