ISBN-10:
9812568964
ISBN-13:
9789812568960
Pub. Date:
01/17/2007
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Nuclear Weapons, Scientists, And The Post-cold War Challenge: Selected Papers On Arms Control

Nuclear Weapons, Scientists, And The Post-cold War Challenge: Selected Papers On Arms Control

by Sidney D DrellSidney D Drell

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This volume includes a representative selection of Sidney Drell's recent writings and speeches (circa 1993 to the present) on public policy issues with substantial scientific components. Most of the writings deal with national security, nuclear weapons, and arms control and reflect the author's personal involvement in such issues dating back to 1960.Fifteen years after the demise of the Soviet Union, the gravest danger presented by nuclear weapons is the spread of advanced technology that may result in the proliferation of nuclear weapons. Of most concern would be their acquisition by hostile governments and terrorists who are unconstrained by accepted norms of civilized behavior. The current challenges are to prevent this from happening and, at the same time, to pursue aggressively the opportunity to escape from an outdated nuclear deterrence trap.


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ISBN-13: 9789812568960
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/17/2007
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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