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Nuclear Weapons

The Road to Zero (Pugwash Monograph)

by Joseph Rotblat

  • 229 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms negotiation & control,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Political,
  • Nuclear Proliferation,
  • Current Affairs,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Military - Nuclear Warfare,
  • International Relations - Arms Control,
  • Nuclear disarmament

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8023887M
    ISBN 100813335175
    ISBN 109780813335179

    Jan 05,  · George Bush insists that Iran must not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons. So why, six years ago, did the CIA give the Iranians blueprints to build a bomb? Nov 30,  · Washington, D.C., November 30, – U.S. presidents sometimes made nuclear threats in the course of Cold War crises and confrontations, but powerful social norms – not just military considerations – inhibited them from initiating the combat use of nuclear weapons, according to declassified documents posted today by the nongovernmental National Security Archive.

    Feb 25,  · The edition of "The Effects of Nuclear Weapons" omitted the fire prevention evidence and photographs from the Upshot-Knothole ENCORE test which was included in the and /4 editions, leading to the myth of "nuclear winter" due to firestorm mythology in Effects of Nuclear Weapons Alexander Glaser WWSd Princeton University February 12, S. Glasstone and P. J. Dolan The Effects of Nuclear Weapons, Third Edition U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C., 1. Nuclear Weapon Tests USA Russia U.K. France China Atmo-spheric 21 50 23 Under-.

    Aug 15,  · This agreement had the effect of cutting US numbers while Russia was already below the threshold; Russia has, in fact, built up its deployed strategic weapons. The Obama nuclear policy document, the Nuclear Posture Review, explicitly stated the intent to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in our national security strategy. A nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan could also harm efforts to discourage other nations from acquiring nuclear weapons. United States policy opposes the spread of nuclear weapons because proliferation increases threats to U.S. national security and to world peace and stability.


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