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Nuclear arms control

Nuclear arms control

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Published by Arms Control Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms control.,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementPhilip J. Farley ... [et al.]
    ContributionsFarley, Philip J., 1916-, Arms Control Association (Washington, D.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 58 p. ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19319233M

    The marginalizing of nuclear weapons resulting in a Nuclear Weapon Free World should be considered as a viable alternative. Keywords Arms Control Cold War Proliferation Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons state terrorism war weapons. Book Description: Arms control, for decades at the core of the foreign policy consensus, today is among the more contentious issues in American politics. It is pilloried and considered out of mode in many conservative quarters, while being viewed as nearly sacrosanct in many liberal circles.

    Get this from a library! Nuclear arms control: background and issues. [National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Committee on International Security and Arms Control.;] -- Based on a two-day tutorial on the problems of arms control and international security held by the National Academy of Sciences in , this timely and authoritative volume describes the history and.   The Oscar-shortlisted documentary Command and Control, directed by Robert Kenner, finds its origins in Eric Schlosser's book and continues to explore the little-known history of the management and safety concerns of America's nuclear aresenal. A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weapons Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about /5(40).

    Khan, M. (). Disarmament, arms control and nuclear proliferation. In R. Basu (Ed.), International politics: Concepts, theories and issues (pp. ). New Delhi.   Steven Pifer examines NATO’s nuclear background, lays out a number of questions the Alliance must consider as it thinks about its future nuclear posture, and outlines the range of arms control.


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