By Richard Burns,Joseph Siracusa
Written by means of preeminent authors within the box, this publication presents an obtainable international narrative of the nuclear palms race for the reason that 1945 that makes a speciality of the jobs of key scientists, army chiefs, and political leaders.
• Makes the case that nuclear weaponry steadily assumed political stature and got here to dominate high-level diplomatic activity
• Describes inherent difficulties posed through a number of supply structures of nuclear weaponry
• attracts connections among army method and nuclear hands keep watch over efforts in addition to anti-missile systems
• Identifies and assesses post-Cold battle matters in facing nuclear terrorism
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