Presents 14 contributions to a course in late July and early August
1996 in Siena, Italy. They discuss changes in military technology
policy after the Cold War, problems of nuclear weapons, general arms
control with a focus on NATO and verification, and regional issues
that have weaponry implications. They are founded on technological
concerns, but touch on policy implications. The topics include
converting industry to civilian production, the disposition of
nuclear materials, and militant Islam.
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