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The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism.

Author: Charles D Ferguson; William C Potter
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism, a new book from the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, assesses the motivations and capabilities of terrorist organizations to acquire and use nuclear weapons, to fabricate and and detonate crude nuclear explosives, to strike nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities, and to build and employ radiological weapons or "dirty bombs."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles D Ferguson; William C Potter
ISBN: 9781135086404 1135086400
OCLC Number: 811504733
Description: 1 online resource (386 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism; Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Foreword; Chapter 1. The Growing Threat; Chapter 2. The Nuclear Terrorists: Who, Why, and How Capable?; Chapter 3. Seizing the Bomb:Theft, Diversion, and Instability; Chapter 4. Making the Bomb: Loose Materials and Know-How; Chapter 5. Releasing Radiation: Power Plants and Other Facilities; Chapter 6. Dispersing Radiation: The Dirty Bomb and Other Devices; Chapter 7. Meeting the Challenge: A Plan for Urgent Action against Nuclear Terrorism; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Authors.

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The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism, a new book from the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, assesses the motivations and capabilities of terrorist organizations to acquire and use nuclear weapons, to fabricate and and detonate crude nuclear explosives, to strike nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities, and to build and employ radiological weapons or "dirty bombs."

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'This is a well-informed study that carefully dissects the scenarios of nuclear terrorism along with an analysis of the technological and logistical hurdles necessary to carry out such an attack. As Read more...

 
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