Chemical And Biological Weapons

Chemical And Biological Weapons

by Edward M. Spiers
     
 

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

See more details below

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
Publication date:
08/16/1994
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(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

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >