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Nuclear War, Nuclear Proliferation, and Their Consequences

Sadruddin Aga Khan

Nuclear War, Nuclear Proliferation, and Their Consequences

by Sadruddin Aga Khan

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages350
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Open LibraryOL7398383M
ISBN 10019825542X
ISBN 109780198255420

"Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era impressively advances scholarship on nuclear proliferation and its consequences." —Dinshaw Mistry, Perspectives on Politics "With its combination of theoretical ambition, empirical rigor, and lucid writing, Narang's book deserves a place on the strategist's bookshelf alongside Brodie, Schelling, Jervis. A key development in nuclear warfare throughout the s and early s is the proliferation of nuclear weapons to the developing world, with India and Pakistan both publicly testing several nuclear devices, and North Korea conducting an underground nuclear test on October 9, The U.S. Geological Survey measured a magnitude.

  ON MARCH 5TH the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) will mark the 50th anniversary of its entry into force, and the 25th anniversary of its indefinite extension. Its backers can celebrate the fact that only 13 states have ever held nuclear weapons, and four of those—South Africa, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine—gave them up. But the birthday celebrations will be short-lived. Proliferation of Nuclear Wearpons / 3 To summarize the point: The most difficult technical barrier for the production of nuclear weapons is access to the required nuclear material. But thirty-six countries with nuclear power plants produce at least enough plutonium for forty nuclear .

  Proliferation creates additional risks for conflict and leakage, both of which could prove dangerous. Yet the nuclear age is more than 75 years old and has proved to be remarkably stable. The NPT will soon fall apart if the nuclear weapon states fail to recognize this fact and agree to dismantle their nuclear arsenals under a binding and realistic timetable. The only real way to prevent nuclear proliferation and eventual nuclear conflict is to secure existing stocks of fissile material (and prevent the production of more), and.


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Nuclear War, Nuclear Proliferation, and Their Consequences by Sadruddin Aga Khan Download PDF EPUB FB2

@article{osti_, title = {Nuclear war, nuclear proliferation, and their consequences}, author = {Aga Khan, S}, abstractNote = {This book presents papers on nuclear weapons proliferation.

Topics considered include the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and its future, the spread of nuclear weapons among nations, the link between horizontal and vertical proliferation, national security.

BOOKS Rays of hope in the gloom William Walker Nuclear War, Nuclear Proliferation, and their Consequences edited by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan pages (Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, ) Nuclear proliferation and nuclear winters seem, on first reflection, odd subjects to be sharing a conference by: 2.

Analysts of international politics have debated heatedly over the likely consequences of the spread of nuclear weapons. Most argue that nuclear proliferation will destabilize the world and increase the risk of nuclear war.

Others counter that the threat of nuclear war is enough to convince new nuclear nations to adopt prudent security this book, Devin Hagerty examines the. The book provides a basic, comprehensive history of the proliferation of nuclear arms--and attempts at its control--since World War II; an insightful analysis of the dilemma the arms race poses to world security; a grim forecast for the future; and some expert recommendations for strengthening the Nuclear Proliferation of non-proliferation and making use of.

During World War II the prospect of a nuclear-armed Nazi Germany led the United States to intensify its efforts to build a nuclear U.S. program, known as the Manhattan Project, produced the first atomic bomb in July Only three weeks after the first test of an atomic bomb in the U.S.

state of New Mexico, a uranium-based atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan; a second. Nuclear weapons Nuclear Proliferation simultaneously cause their owners to become more influential, more successful in the wars they choose to fight, and to have less intense conflicts, when these conflicts occur.

This book will be of much interest to students of arms control and nuclear proliferation, war and conflict studies, security studies and IR. The countries that are party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, including the United States and Russia, are striving to make elimination of nuclear weapons a part of their agenda.

While little real progress to such a lofty goal has been made, the recognition of the. "The greatest nuclear danger today is the risk of an accidental nuclear war on the Korean peninsula through a false warning of an attack and rash decision-making," Sagan, a professor of political.

Two countries—the United States and Russia—hold the vast majority of the world's nuclear weapons. The former Cold War foes account for 93 percent of the total global stockpile. And more than two decades after the end of the Cold War, the two countries still keep nearly 2, nuclear weapons on high alert, ready for immediate launch against each other.

Of course, we live in a world where nuclear war was a reality, where nuclear weapons have been used in combat, at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. An actual nuclear war would have much wider and more devastating consequences.

And if that war spiraled out of control, the effects after the conflict would be much worse than the attacks. The story detailed the previously unexpected consequences of nuclear war: prolonged dust and smoke, a precipitous drop in Earth's temperatures and widespread failure of.

Nuclear War, Nuclear Proliferation, and Their Consequences [Sadruddin Aga Khan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. As nuclear weapons fall into the hands of more and more nations, the danger that they will be used becomes ever more real.

In June   Get this from a library. Nuclear war, nuclear proliferation and their consequences ; proceedings of the Vth international colloquium organized by the Groupe de Bellerive, Geneva, June [Sadruddin Aga Khan, Prince; Groupe de Bellerive.;].

After the United States and the Soviet Union called off their Cold War innuclear concerns dwindled, even though thousands of the weapons continued to be retained.

In an influential book. Inthe Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, also referred to as the NPT, was first signed It obligates the 5 original nuclear-weapon states (the United States, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, France, and China) not to transfer nuclear weapons, other nuclear explosive devices, or their technology to any non.

Implicitly, however, all nuclear weapon states have admitted to the possibility that deterrence could fail: they have made plans for using nuclear weapons, in effect, preparing to fight nuclear war. Having stood at the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis inthe United States and the Soviet Union redoubled efforts to stabilize their nuclear.

Nuclear war, nuclear proliferation and their consequences ; proceedings of the Vth international colloquium organized by the Groupe de Bellerive, Geneva, June by Aga Khan, Sadruddin, Prince, ; Groupe de Bellerive.

Analysts of international politics have debated heatedly over the likely consequences of the spread of nuclear weapons.

Most argue that nuclear proliferation will destabilize the world and increase the risk of nuclear war. Others counter that the threat of nuclear war is enough to convince new nuclear nations to adopt prudent security s: 1. Winner of multiple literary awards, Rhodes’s book has been described as the “seminal and complete story of how the bomb was developed.” At its core, the book presents the intertwined history of those who advanced nuclear physics from the fringes to the forefront of science, from the late nineteenth century through World War II.

“If we can do something with Russia in terms of nuclear proliferation, which is a very big problem, bigger problem than global warming, a much bigger. Moreover, nuclear proliferation has proceeded at a remarkably slow pace and the nuclear club has remained a small one, confounding the somber prophesies of .