Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Threats / Edition 2

Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Threats / Edition 2

by Joseph Cirincione, Jon B. Wolfsthal, Miriam Rajkumar, Jon B. Wolfsthal
     
 

Deadly Arsenals provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive assessment available on global proliferation dangers, with a critical assessment of international enforcement efforts. An invaluable resource for academics, policymakers, students, and the media, this atlas includes strategic and historical analysis; maps, charts, and graphs of the spread of

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Deadly Arsenals provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive assessment available on global proliferation dangers, with a critical assessment of international enforcement efforts. An invaluable resource for academics, policymakers, students, and the media, this atlas includes strategic and historical analysis; maps, charts, and graphs of the spread of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and missile delivery systems; descriptions of the weapons and regimes —and policies to control them; and data on countries that have, want, or have given up weapons of mass destruction. A Choice outstanding academic title from one of the premier nonproliferation research teams.

The new edition addresses the recent, dramatic developments in Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, and the nuclear black market, analyzing strategic and policy implications.

Contents:

Part 1: Assessments and Weapons

Part 2: Declared Nuclear-Weapon States

Part 3: Non-NPT Nuclear-Weapon States

Part 4: The Two Hard Cases: North Korea and Iran

Part 5: Proliferation Success

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870032165
Publisher:
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Publication date:
07/13/2005
Edition description:
second edition
Pages:
490
Sales rank:
965,316
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Part 1Assessments and Weapons1
Chapter 1Global Trends3
Chapter 2The International Nonproliferation Regime27
Chapter 3Nuclear Weapons and Materials45
Chapter 4Biological and Chemical Weapons, Agents, and Proliferation57
Chapter 5Missile Proliferation83
Part 2Declared Nuclear Weapon States119
Chapter 6Russia121
Chapter 7China163
Chapter 8France189
Chapter 9The United Kingdom197
Chapter 10The United States203
Part 3Non-NPT Nuclear Weapon States219
Chapter 11India221
Chapter 12Pakistan239
Chapter 13Israel259
Part 4Two Hard Cases277
Chapter 14North Korea279
Chapter 15Iran295
Part 5Nonproliferation Successes315
Chapter 16Libya317
Chapter 17Iraq329
Chapter 18Non-Russian Nuclear Successor States: Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine365
Chapter 19Argentina383
Chapter 20Brazil393
Chapter 21South Africa407
Appendixes419
Appendix AThe Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons421
Appendix BThe Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction427
Appendix CThe Chemical Weapons Convention Fact Sheet435
Appendix DNuclear Supplier Organizations443
Appendix EThe Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty451
Appendix FGlossary457
Abbreviations and Acronyms467
List of Maps, Figures, and Tables469
Index471
About the Authors488
About Carnegie's Nonproliferation Resources489
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace490

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