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Nuclear War Survival Skills By Cresson H. Kearny
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With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the unimaginable catastrophe of all out nuclear war has become truly im- probable. At the same time this unexpected event taught a lesson: being prepared for... More > trouble may help to eliminate the source of trouble.< Less
THE MORAL PREMISES OF NUCLEAR WAR By Barrie Machin
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We are often trapped in the preconceptions of a system of thought. The arms race is a moral issue with historical, social and psychological roots. In this paper I examine the thinking behind it: the... More > myth of scientific expertise; the myth of the external present; the conceptual status of' the 'other'; the con¬sequences of defensiveness and its acceptable levels; the premise of mass genocide; the rights of children; the damage inflicted by undropped bombs; the harm inflicted by dual codes, and legitimate and illegitimate 'terrorism’. 45 pages< Less
A Nuclear Alternative By Otto W. Wiche
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The world is at the brink of war. The two remaining super powers, The Russian Federation and the United States of America face each other in a deadly confrontation which could destroy the world as we... More > know it. Russia is entering a state of civil war to overthrow the existing democratic government and return to the dictatorial system of Communist oppression. A most devastating biological weapon has been developed by the Russian conspirators, which is to take the place of atomic weaponry, and would wipe out whole populations if applied. Love, intrigue, murder and military actions propel the reader over several countries and three continents in a state of constant suspense.< Less
A Nuclear Alternative By Otto W. Wiche
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The world is at the brink of war. The two remaining super powers, The Russian Federation and the United States of America face each other in a deadly confrontation which could destroy the world as we... More > know it. Russia is entering a state of civil war to overthrow the existing democratic government and return to the dictatorial system of Communist oppression. A most devastating biological weapon has been developed by the Russian conspirators, which is to take the place of atomic weaponry, and would wipe out whole populations if applied. Love, intrigue, murder and military actions propel the reader over several countries and three continents in a state of constant suspense.< Less
B-47 Stratojet: Be a Nuclear Deterrent to the Nuclear Threat of the Cold War By Louis Malucci
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A real-life story of being a crewman on a Boeing B-47 Stratojet, the world's first multi-engine jet aircraft, with its nuclear payload, during the era of the cold war. It brings in the evolution of... More > the nuclear generation and the threat to the free world. It is historical, informative, educational tragic in many areas, humorous in others and delves into human emotions. It is about the crews and their ominous mission and the preparation and training to qualify for this mission.< Less
Pakistan’s Nuclear Future: Worries Beyond War By Henry D. Sokolski, Strategic Studies Institute
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This volume was completed just before Pakistani President Musharraf imposed a state of emergency in November 2007. The political turmoil that followed raised concerns that Pakistan’s nuclear... More > assets might be vulnerable to diversion or misuse. This book, which consists of research that the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC) commissioned and vetted in 2006 and 2007, details precisely what these worries might be. Dr. Ashley Tellis of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Dr. Peter Lavoy, now the National Intelligence Officer for Southwest Asia at the National Intelligence Council, were instrumental in the selection of authors as well as producing original research. Thanks is also due to Ali Naqvi and Tamara Mitchell of NPEC’s staff who helped organize the workshop at which the book’s contents were discussed and who helped prepare the book manuscript. Finally, special thanks is due to Professor Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Ms. Marianne Cowling, and Ms. Rita Rummel...< Less
Lost Nuclear Weapons By James C Oskins, John Taschner
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This book tells the true story of nuclear weapons and nuclear components that have been lost or distroyed by U.S. and Soviet sources. Many of the myths surrounding these lost/destroyed nuclear... More > weapons are dispelled by the contents of this book.< Less
The Nuclear Raccoons Picture Book By Charles Gilbert
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The Nuclear Raccoons is a fast moving story of mutant raccoons saving New York from it greatest evils drugs and guns. During breaks in their war on Crime, they relax by eating cheeseburgers and hot... More > dog. Radiation from the nuclear meltdown at Three Mile Island alters six raccoons who happened to be in the vicinity. It makes them five feet tall,endows them with human (and superhuman) powers.They fight the Evil Weasel and the muskrat, otter and mink that make up the Crackpot Gang.In between time, they even lecture kids in school about the evils of drugs and guns.< Less
UNDERESTIMATED: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future By Henry D. Sokolski, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
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Henry Sokolski has written an excellent, short book about what he sees as our not so peaceful nuclear future. While short in length, it covers a lot of ground, and because it is extensively... More > footnoted, it can lead readers to the broader literature. The book provides a good picture of the growing stockpiles of separated plutonium and the stockpiles of highly enriched uranium, as well as the likely expansion of nuclear power programs in additional countries. When reading the book, my thoughts turned to the Per Bak book, How Nature Works, and the concept of self-organized criticality and its descriptions of computer simulations and experiments leading to avalanches in sandpiles. This may be a useful way of thinking about the possible consequences for nuclear weapon proliferation as the stockpiles of fi ssile material grow.< Less
Pakistan’s Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk (Enlarged Edition) By Henry Sokolski, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
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This book takes a long look at these threats as possible. Its companion volume, Worries Beyond War, (2008) focused on the challenges of Pakistani nuclear terrorism. These analyses offer a window into... More > what is possible and why Pakistani nuclear terrorism is best seen as a lesser included threat to war, and terrorism more generally. Could the United States do more with Pakistan to secure Pakistan’s nuclear weapons holdings against possible seizure? News reports indicate that the United States has already spent $100 million toward this end. It is unclear what this money has bought. If policymakers view the lack of specific intelligence on Pakistani nuclear terrorist plots against the United States as cold comfort and believe that such strikes are imminent, then the answer is not much. If, conventional acts of terrorism and war are far more likely than acts of nuclear terrorism, then there is almost too much to do.< Less