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The new nuclear danger : George W. Bush's military-industrial complex

Author: Helen Caldicott
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Caldicott reveals how arms dealers have generated their profits by exploiting and promoting America's current military crisis. Focusing on the Pentagon;s resistance to nuclear disarmament, she details the Bush's administrations debt to the arms industry, the military's use of America's renewed fear of terrorism, and the danger represented by the country's nuclear arsenal.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Caldicott
ISBN: 1565847407 9781565847408
OCLC Number: 48383598
Description: xx, 263 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The tragedy of wasted opportunities --
2. The reality of nuclear war --
3. It's a mad, mad world : nuclear scientists and the Pentagon play with deadly gadgets --
4. Corporate madness and the death merchants --
5. Manhattan II --
6. Star wars : the story of national missile defense systems --
7. Space : the next American empire --
8. Nuclear war in the Gulf and Kosovo --
9. The Lockheed Martin Presidency and the star wars administration.
Responsibility: Helen Caldicott.

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Caldicott reveals how arms dealers have generated their profits by exploiting and promoting America's current military crisis. Focusing on the Pentagon;s resistance to nuclear disarmament, she details the Bush's administrations debt to the arms industry, the military's use of America's renewed fear of terrorism, and the danger represented by the country's nuclear arsenal.

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