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Nonproliferation Issues For Weapons of Mass Destruction

1st Edition

By Mark A. Prelas, Michael Peck

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296 pages

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Nonproliferation Issues for Weapons of Mass Destruction provides an understanding of WMD proliferation risks by bridging complex technical and political issues. The text begins by defining the world conditions that foster proliferation, followed by an analysis of characteristics of various classes of WMDs, including nuclear, biological, and chemica

Table of Contents

Introduction. What Is a Weapon of Mass Destruction? Characteristics of Nuclear Weapons. Characteristics of Biological Weapons. Characteristics of Chemical Weapons. Effectiveness of Arms Control. The Future of Weapons of Mass Destruction. What Can Be Done To Limit the Impact of WMDs?

Subject Categories

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COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General
HOM021000
HOUSE & HOME / Security
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL017000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration
POL028000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General