Item description for Nuclear Weapons, Scientists, And the Post-Cold War Challenge: Selected Papers on Arms Control by Sidney D. Drell...
This volume includes a representative selection of Sidney Drell's recent writings and speeches (circa 1993 to the present) on public policy issues with substantial scientific components. Most of the writings deal with national security, nuclear weapons, and arms control and reflect the author's personal involvement in such issues dating back to 1960. Fifteen years after the demise of the Soviet Union, the gravest danger presented by nuclear weapons is the spread of advanced technology that may result in the proliferation of nuclear weapons. Of most concern would be their acquisition by hostile governments and terrorists who are unconstrained by accepted norms of civilized behavior. The current challenges are to prevent this from happening and, at the same time, to pursue aggressively the opportunity to escape from an outdated nuclear deterrence trap.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 7.5" Height: 10.25" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 16, 2007
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812568972 ISBN13 9789812568977