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Better safe than sorry : the ironies of living with the bomb

Author: Michael Krepon
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Security Studies, ©2009.
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The bloated nuclear arsenals of the Cold War years have been greatly reduced, nuclear weapon testing has almost ended, and all but eight countries have pledged not to acquire the Bomb. This book believes that positive trends can continue, even in the face of the twin threats of nuclear terrorism and proliferation that have been exacerbated by the Bush administration's pursuit of a war of choice in Iraq based on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Krepon, Michael, 1946-
Better safe than sorry.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Security Studies, ©2009
(DLC) 2008024573
(OCoLC)231745569
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Krepon
ISBN: 9780804770989 0804770980
OCLC Number: 469186838
Notes: "A Henry L. Stimson Center Book."
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 270 pages)
Contents: Master builders and deconstructionists --
Apocalyptic warnings --
The first nuclear age --
The second nuclear age --
Alternative nuclear futures --
Finding safe passage in the second nuclear age.
Responsibility: Michael Krepon.
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Better Safe than Sorry helps place contemporary anxieties about nuclear proliferation into a historical context, and also looks at what lies ahead in terms of nuclear danger. By focusing on the  Read more...

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