1st Edition

Atoms For Peace
An Analysis After Thirty Years





ISBN 9780367008468
Published June 7, 2019 by Routledge
316 Pages

USD $159.95

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Book Description

This book analyzes the future role of the U.S. in international affairs, the nature of controls over nuclear cooperation and trade, and the scope and limitations of international cooperation in nuclear energy and nonproliferation matters.

Table of Contents

Part One: Origins and Objectives 1. "Atoms for Peace Revisited" 2. "Eisenhower, Atomic Weapons and Atoms for Peace" 3. "From Proposal to Program" 4. "The Arms Control Connection" 5. "The Birth of the Peaceful Atom" 6. The Fabric of Cooperation Part Two: From Vision to Reality 7. "A Defective Dream" 8. "The Impact in Latin America" 9. "A Unique Gesture of Sharing" 10. "Opening the Door to Nuclear Development" 11. "German Nuclear Energy Development and International Cooperation" 12. "From Nuclear Middle Ages to Nuclear Renaissance" 13. "The Ambitious Rush Toward Atomic Power" 14. "Atoms for Peace and Nuclear Proliferation" Part Three: Lessons from the Past 15. "The Peaceful Atom: Lore and Myth" 16. "Reliable Supply: Respecting the 'Rules of the Game" 17. Arms Control or Anarchy?" 18. "The IAEA and the Legacy of Cooperation" 19. "No Leadership With out Being a Leader" 20. "Was Atoms for Peace a Mistake?" Part Four: Looking to the Future 21. "A Future Unlike the Past" 22. "Nuclear Choices and Challenges" 23. "Toward a Nuclear Revival" 24. "Peaceful Power Today and Tomorrow: Policy Alternatives for the Back-End" 25. "Agency Safeguards: A Model for Arms Control Verification" 26. "Beating Swords in to Plowshares Finally" 27. Conclusions

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