Chemical and Biological Weapons: A Study of Proliferation

Chemical and Biological Weapons: A Study of Proliferation

by E. Spiers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312121210

ISBN-13: 9780312121211

Pub. Date: 11/11/1994

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

An analysis of the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons which examines the attractions and utility of these weapons for some developing states, the difficulties encountered in trying to control their spread, and the lessons from the Rabta controversy and the Gulf War. It reviews the evolution of American chemical weapons policy under the Bush

Overview

An analysis of the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons which examines the attractions and utility of these weapons for some developing states, the difficulties encountered in trying to control their spread, and the lessons from the Rabta controversy and the Gulf War. It reviews the evolution of American chemical weapons policy under the Bush administration, the implications of the Chemical Weapons Convention, and the problems posed by the inherently dynamic nature of these weapons and their tactical flexibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312121211
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/11/1994
Edition description:
1994
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface - Proliferation in Perspective - Proliferation: Scope and Implications - Proliferation Incentives, Supplies and Controls - Rabta: A Case Study in International Action - Bush's Chemical Weapons Policy - The Gulf War - Chemical and Biological Arms Control - Proliferation Prospects - Notes and References - Appendices - Select Bibliography - Index

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