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Nuclear Warfare

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; 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...

  • 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...

  • The Bombby PhD Stephen M. Younger

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99

    ?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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Iran and Nuclear Weaponsby Saira Khan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates what is driving Iran's nuclear weapons programme in a less-hostile regional environment, using a theory of protracted conflicts to explicate proliferation. Iran?s nuclear weapons program has alarmed the international community since the 1990s, but has come to the forefront of international security concerns since 2000.... 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...

  • Inside Nuclear South Asiaby Scott Sagan

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 9.95

    This book presents an analytical account of the causes and dangerous consequences of nuclear proliferation in South Asia. more...

  • Peddling Perilby David Albright

    Free Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    ?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...