This book examines the impact on nuclear proliferation of the dramatic changes in U.S.-Soviet relations. It provides greater emphasis to domestic political developments in the emerging nuclear states and to the security concerns that give rise to their nuclear ambitions.
Part 1: Global Trends 1. The Silent Spread of Nuclear Arms 1989–1990 2. Changing American-Soviet Relations 3. Ballistic Missile Proliferation 4. New Patterns of Nuclear Trade 5. Nuclear Submarines Part II: Asia 6. India 7. Pakistan 8. North Korea Part III: The Middle East 9. Israel 10. Libya 11. Iraq 12. Iran Part IV: Latin America 13. Argentina 14. Brazil Part V: Africa 15. South Africa Part VI: The Non-Proliferation Regime 16. Controls and Safeguards