Twenty-First Century Weapons Proliferation: Are We Ready?

Twenty-First Century Weapons Proliferation: Are We Ready?

by James M. Ludes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714650951

ISBN-13: 9780714650951

Pub. Date: 03/31/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Leading US security practitioners fromt he Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations, plus other experts on proliferation, clarify the weapons proliferation threats that the US and its allies will face, and suggest what new policies their governments should consider.

Overview

Leading US security practitioners fromt he Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations, plus other experts on proliferation, clarify the weapons proliferation threats that the US and its allies will face, and suggest what new policies their governments should consider.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714650951
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/31/2001
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The strategic weapons proliferation challenge ahead: nuclear proliferation after the Indian and Pakistani tests, Victor Gilinsky; terrorism and the weapons of the apocalypse, David C. Rapaport; the next strategic threat - advanced conventional weapons proliferation, Timothy Hoyt. Part 2 Proliferation - how appropriate is our response: what strategic weapons proliferation will demand of us, Henry Sokolski; beyond the counterproliferation initiative, Ashton B. Carter and L. Celeste Johnson; counterproliferation - a critical appraisal, Mas G. Mahnken; getting back to basics - controlling fissile materials, Frank von Hippel. Part 3 Is there cause for optimism?: why a rich, democratic and (perhaps) peaceful era is ahead, Henry S. Rowen; Muslim exceptionalism - why the end of history (and of proliferation) won't be easy, Daniel Pipes; Argentine and Brazilian nonproliferation - a democratic peace?, Michael Barletta; proliferation theory and nonproliferation practice, Peter Fever.

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