Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late

Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late

by Joseph Cirincione


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231164054
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 690,124
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Joseph Cirincione is president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation, and the author of Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Threats. He serves on the secretary of state's International Security Advisory Board and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Please visit his web site at

Table of Contents

IntroductionPart I. Policy1. Promise2. Legacy3. PivotPart II. Nightmares4. Arsenals and Accidents5. Calculating Armageddon6. Exploding Budgets7. The 95 Percent8. The Most Dangerous Country on EarthPart III. Solutions9. Posture and Proliferation10. The End of Proliferation11. FoundationsAppendix A. Remarks by President Barack ObamaAppendix B. Statement by President Barack Obama on the Release of Nuclear Posture ReviewAppendix C. Remarks by President Barack Obama at the United Nations Security Council Summit on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Nuclear DisarmamentAppendix D. Excerpts from President Barack Obama's State of the Union AddressAppendix E. Remarks by President Barack Obama at New START Treaty Signing CeremonyAppendix F. Ploughshares FundAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a must read for anyone interested in the national security of the United States. Joe Cirincione takes a complicated topic like nuclear security and makes it relevant and accessible to the general public.