Weapons of Mass Destruction

Weapons of Mass Destruction

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ISBN-13: 9780737736175
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 07/13/2007
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Foreword     5
Introduction: Weapons of Mass Destruction-The Threat from Past to Present     7
Opposing Viewpoints on Weapons of Mass Destruction
The United States Is in Danger of Being Attacked with Nuclear Weapons   William Perry     13
The United States Is Not in Danger of Being Attacked with Nuclear Weapons   William M. Arkin     22
The United States Is in Danger of Being Attacked with Biochemical Weapons   Bill Frist     30
The United States Is Not in Danger of Being Attacked with Biochemical Weapons   Allison Macfarlane     39
The United States Should Pursue Diplomacy with Rogue Nations That Seek WMD   Susan E. Rice     46
The United States Should Not Pursue Diplomacy with Rogue Nations That Seek WMD   Anatol Lieven   John Hulsman     53
Model Essays and Writing Exercises
The Five-Paragraph Essay     60
The Expository Essay     62
How Nuclear Weapons Were Invented     65
Create an Outline from an Existing Essay     69
Terrorists Are Not Likely to Acquire Biochemical Weapons     71
Create an Outline from an Existing Essay     75
Create an Outline for Your Own Essay     75
The Devastating Power of Nuclear Weapons
Using Quotations to Enliven Your Essay     83
Examining Introductions and Conclusions     84
Final Writing Challenge Write Your Own Expository Five-Paragraph Essay     86
Supporting Research Material
Facts About Weapons of Mass Destruction     90
Finding and Using Sources of Information     97
Using MLA to Create a Works Cited List     101
Sample Essay Topics     104
Organizations to Contact     106
Bibliography     114
Index     121
Picture Credits     130
About the Editor     131

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