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Best of intentions : America's campaign against strategic weapons proliferation

Best of intentions : America's campaign against strategic weapons proliferation

Author: Henry D Sokolski; R James Woolsey
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
What is the best hope for breaking out of this box and securing a higher rate of nonproliferation success? The United States must base nonproliferation policies less on insights concerning strategic military trends and more on the progressive economic and political trends that have increased the number of relatively peaceful, prosperous, liberal democracies. For the proliferating nations that are exceptions to this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sokolski, Henry D.
Best of intentions.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry D Sokolski; R James Woolsey
ISBN: 0275967522 9780275967529 0275972895 9780275972899
OCLC Number: 45282986
Description: xvi, 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The first half century --
The Baruch Plan --
Atoms for peace --
The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty --
Proliferation technology control regimes --
Counterproliferation --
The next campaign --
Appendix I: The Baruch Plan, presented to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946 --
Appendix II: President Eisenhower's address before the General Assembly of the United Nations on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, December 8, 1953 --
Appendix III: Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons --
Appendix IV: Multilateral export control regimes: membership and related websites --
Appendix V: Remarks by Honorable Les Aspin, Secretary of Defense, National Academy of Sciences Committee on International Security and Arms Control, December 7, 1993.
Responsibility: Henry D. Sokolski ; foreword by James Woolsey.


Although the United States efforts to prevent the spread of strategic weapons have varied significantly since 1945, they all presumed to be avoiding one or another type of strategic war.  Read more...


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