Pulling Back from the Nuclear Brink: Reducing and Countering Nuclear Threats

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Barry R. Schneider, William L. Dowdy
Psychology Press, 1998 - History - 309 pages
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The contributors to this book - including policymakers, diplomats, scientists, regionalists and academic specialists - have joined in an effort to survey nuclear arms control successes, ongoing initiatives, and future prospects for reducing and countering nuclear proliferation.
  

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Contents

Lessons Learned from
3
The Role ofNGOs in Nuclear Nonproliferatwn Efforts
18
Tradeoffs
39
Can Proliferation Be Stopped? A Look at Events
60
Factors in the Decisions by Argentina and Brazil to Accept
67
Understanding South Africas
80
Nonproliferation
88
Nuclear Leakage from the PostSoviet States
107
Russian Nuclear Disarmament and Restrictions in
197
French Nuclear Disarmament and Restrictions in the 199os
206
British Nuclear Disarmament and Restrictions in the 199os
214
Ben Sanders
237
A Limited NuclearWeaponsFreeZone for Northeast Asia?
245
Achieving
258
Prevent Deter Defend
269
Weapons of Mass Destruction and National Security in
276

Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Reversal in South Asia
120
Nuclear Proliferation Issues and Prospects in the Middle East
136
A Look at
148
US Nuclear Disarmament and Restrictions in the 199os
175
Future Implications
189
Consequences of the Spread of Weapons of Precise
283
Military Responses to Proliferation Threats
294
Index
307
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BARRY R. SCHNEIDER is Director of the USAF Counterproliferation Center at Maxwell Air Force Base and a Professor of International Relations at the Air War College. He is the co-editor with Jim Davis of The Gathering Biological Warfare Storm (Praeger, 2004).

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