Twenty-First Century Weapons Proliferation : Are We Ready? book cover
1st Edition

Twenty-First Century Weapons Proliferation
Are We Ready?

ISBN 9780714681375
Published March 31, 2001 by Routledge
210 Pages

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Book Description

Leading US security practitioners fromt he Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations, plus other experts on proliferation, clarify the weapons proliferation threats that the US and its allies will face, and suggest what new policies their governments should consider.

Table of Contents

Part 1 The strategic weapons proliferation challenge ahead: nuclear proliferation after the Indian and Pakistani tests, Victor Gilinsky; terrorism and the weapons of the apocalypse, David C. Rapaport; the next strategic threat - advanced conventional weapons proliferation, Timothy Hoyt. Part 2 Proliferation - how appropriate is our response: what strategic weapons proliferation will demand of us, Henry Sokolski; beyond the counterproliferation initiative, Ashton B. Carter and L. Celeste Johnson; counterproliferation - a critical appraisal, Mas G. Mahnken; getting back to basics - controlling fissile materials, Frank von Hippel. Part 3 Is there cause for optimism?: why a rich, democratic and (perhaps) peaceful era is ahead, Henry S. Rowen; Muslim exceptionalism - why the end of history (and of proliferation) won't be easy, Daniel Pipes; Argentine and Brazilian nonproliferation - a democratic peace?, Michael Barletta; proliferation theory and nonproliferation practice, Peter Fever.


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