Nuclear Proliferation

Nuclear Proliferation

by Jamuna Carroll


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682824399
Publisher: Referencepoint Pr Inc
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Sales rank: 1,292,722
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Overview: Nuclear Proliferation 6

Chapter 1 Should Nuclear Weapons Be Banned? 12

The Debate at a Glance 12

Nuclear Weapons Cannot Be Prohibited 13

Nuclear Weapons Must Be Prohibited 19

Chapter 2 Can Rogue Nations Be Deterred from Developing Nuclear Weapons? 25

The Debate at a Glance 25

Sanctions and Diplomacy Can Halt Rogue States' Nuclear Programs 26

Sanctions and Diplomacy Cannot Deter Rogue States' Nuclear Programs 33

Chapter 3 Are Terrorists Likely to Access Nuclear Weapons? 39

The Debate at a Glance 39

The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism Is Real 40

Nuclear Terrorism Is Very Unlikely 46

Chapter 4 Should the US President Have Sole Nuclear Launch Authority? 52

The Debate at a Glance 52

The US President Should Be the Only Person Who Can Order a Nuclear Strike 53

The US President Should Not Be Able to Single-Handedly Order a Nuclear Strike 59

Source Notes 65

Nuclear Proliferation Facts 68

Related Organizations and Websites 71

For Further Research 74

Index 76

About the Author 80

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