Twenty-first Century Weapons Proliferation: Are We Ready?
Henry D. Sokolski, James M. Ludes
Psychology Press, 2001 - History - 190 pages
A decade after coalition forces targetd Saddam's missile, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons capabilities, public concern about strategic weapons proliferation has grown. India, Iraq, North Korea, China and pakistan have all renewed their efforts to acquire weapons capable of mass destruction. Meanwhile, growing surpluses of weapons-usable materials in the US, Russia, Japan and Europe have raised the spectre of nuclear theft and, with the Tokyo sarin attacks of 1995, the most horrific forms of terrorism.
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