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Confronting the bomb : Pakistani and Indian scientists speak out

Author: Pervez Hoodbhoy
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rejecting nuclear nationalism, this is a unique work by scientists from both sides of the Pakistan-India divide that fearlessly explores tabooed, but urgent, nuclear issues that range from the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pervez Hoodbhoy
ISBN: 9780199068333 019906833X
OCLC Number: 824657547
Description: lii, 392 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Scientists and India's nuclear bomb / M.V. Ramana --
The coming of the atomic age to Pakistan / Zia Mian --
Pakistan : climbing the nuclear ladder / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Pakistan : understanding the 'world's fastest growing arsenal' / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Kashmir : from nuclear flashpoint to South Asia's bridge of peace? / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Nationalism and the bomb / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the 'Islamic bomb" / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Post bin Laden : the safety and security of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Commanding and controlling nuclear weapons / Zia Mian --
The infeasibility of early warning / Zia Mian, R. Rajaraman, and M.V. Ramana --
Pakistan's battlefield use of nuclear weapons / Zia Mian and A.H. Nayyar --
What nuclear war could do to South Asia / Matthew McKinzie [and others] --
Pakistan's nuclear diplomacy and the fissile material cut-off treaty / Zia Mian and A.H. Nayyar --
Speculations on the future of nuclear South Asia / Pervez Hoodbhoy and Zia Mian --
America, global domination, and global disarmament / Pervez Hoodbhoy and Zia Mian --
Nuclear electricity is not the answer for Pakistan / Pervez Hoodbhoy --
Nuclear electricity is not the answer for India / Suvrat Raju.
Responsibility: edited by Pervez Hoodbhoy ; preface by John Polyani, nobel prize in chemistry, 1986.
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