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Nuclear Warfare

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 150.00

    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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 41.00

    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 Now that the Cold War has been replaced by asymmetric warfare, treaties based on nuclear...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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    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. more...

  • Military Nanotechnologyby Jürgen Altmann

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    With revolutionary changes in nanotechnology (NT) now on the horizon, this is the first systematic and comprehensive presentation of its potential military applications. 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$ 49.95

    This book is a groundbreaking 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, the work examines the rise, process and potential end of the Cold War between India and Pakistan. more...

  • The Politics of Ballistic Missile Nonproliferationby Wyn Q. Bowen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 176.00

    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...

  • 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...