Twenty-first Century Weapons Proliferation: Are We Ready?

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Taylor & Francis, 2001 - History - 190 pages
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Leading US security practitioners fromt he Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations, plus other experts on proliferation, clarify the weapons proliferation threats that the US and its allies will face, and suggest what new policies their governments should consider.
 

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Contents

Nuclear Proliferation Alter the 1ndian and Pakistani
3
Terrorism and Weapons of the Apocalypse
14
Advanced Conventional
33
HOW APPROPR1ATE
53
Beyond the Counterproliferation 1nitiative
64
A Critical Appraisal
83
Why the End of History and of
135
A Democratic
148
Proliferation Theory and Nonproliferation Practice
168
Notes on Contributors
182
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HENRY SOKOLSKI is the Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, a Washington-based nonprofit organization founded in l994 to promote a better understanding of strategic weapons proliferation issues for academics, policy makers, and the media. He served from 1989 to 1993 as Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and earlier in the Office of Net Assessment and as a legislative military aide in the U.S. Senate. Mr. Sokolski has authored and edited a number of works on proliferation related issues including, Best of Intentions: America's Campaign Against Strategic Weapons Proliferation(Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001).

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