The Resource Nuclear nightmares : securing the world before it is too late, Joseph Cirincione, (ebook)

Nuclear nightmares : securing the world before it is too late, Joseph Cirincione, (ebook)

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Nuclear nightmares : securing the world before it is too late
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Nuclear nightmares
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securing the world before it is too late
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Joseph Cirincione
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eng
Summary
There is a high risk that someone will use, by accident or design, one or more of the 17, 000 nuclear weapons in the world today. Many thought such threats ended with the Cold War or that current policies can prevent or contain nuclear disaster. They are dead wrong -- these weapons, possessed by states large and small, stable and unstable, remain an ongoing nightmare. Joseph Cirincione surveys the best thinking and worst fears of experts specializing in nuclear warfare and assesses the efforts to reduce or eliminate these nuclear dangers. His book offers hope: in the 1960s, twenty-three states had nuclear weapons and research programs; today, only nine states have weapons. More countries have abandoned nuclear weapon programs than have developed them, and global arsenals are just one-quarter of what they were during the Cold War. Yet can these trends continue, or are we on the brink of a new arms race -- or worse, nuclear war? A former member of Senator Obama's nuclear policy team, Cirincione helped shape the policies unveiled in Prague in 2009, and, as president of an organization intent on reducing nuclear threats, he operates at the center of debates on nuclear terrorism, new nuclear nations, and the risks of existing arsenals
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Midwest
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Cirincione, Joseph
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327.1/747
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Nuclear nonproliferation
  • Nuclear terrorism
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adult
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Nuclear nightmares : securing the world before it is too late, Joseph Cirincione, (ebook)
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9780231535762
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11865317
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11865317
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MWT11865317
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Nuclear nightmares : securing the world before it is too late, Joseph Cirincione, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231535762
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11865317
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11865317
System control number
MWT11865317
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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