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Security without nuclear weapons?

different perspectives on non-nuclear security

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament.,
  • Security, International.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Regina Cowen Karp.
    ContributionsCowen Karp, Regina., Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .S4322 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 296 p. ;
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1733176M
    ISBN 100198291434
    LC Control Number92037897

      The Politics of Nuclear Weapons by Andrew Futter. London and New Delhi: Sage, pp, £75 hardcover , £ paperback A good textbook on nuclear weapons, one that synthesizes the vast research . Surprisingly few academics have investigated how cyber risks compound nuclear risks, so I welcomed Andrew Futter’s Hacking the Bomb: Cyber Threats and Nuclear Weapons. I was relieved to find that the book has a clearly articulated structure, unlike the chaotic book I reviewed last week, released by the same publisher in the same month.

      In a speech in Prague in , Obama stated “clearly and with conviction America’s commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.” But he coupled that with a. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) remains the global anchor for humanity´s efforts to curb nuclear proliferation and move towards nuclear disarmament. There is no doubt that the implementation of the NPT continues to provide important security benefits - by providing assurance that, in the great majority of non.

      The Hoover Institution Press today released Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead by Secretary George Shultz, a distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution. In this book, Shultz and his coauthors examine worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and ensure the safety of nuclear weapons and reactors against catastrophic accidents. In this interview, Bulletin contributing editor Dawn Stover speaks with Fred Kaplan about his just-published book, The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War (Simon & Schuster). Kaplan is a national-security columnist for Slate and the author of five other books, including The Wizards of Armageddon, a book on the origins of American nuclear strategy.


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"Security Without Nuclear Deterrence" is a "reductio ad absurdum" of nuclear deterrence doctrine. It exposes the cold-war policy of nuclear deterrence to be based on false premises and fallacious logic, which lead to an absurd conclusion-nuclear weapons bring peace and security.5/5(5).

This book examines the question: is the elimination of nuclear weapons politically feasible and technically practical. With the end of the cold war, a re-thinking of the nuclear foundations of international security is imperative. There are no compelling reasons to perpetuate a cold war era nuclear security approach.

Neither is the world ready to abolish nuclear weapons by agreement. Revised and Updated EditionEight years on from the first edition, worsening relations between the West and Russia, and the US and North Korea, have brought nuclear weapons back to the forefront of world attention and public thirty years after the Cold War ended, s nuclear weapons remain; and the nuclear weapon states are all modernising their nuclear arsenals.5/5(1).

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[Regina Cowen Karp; Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.;] -- This book examines the question: is the elimination of nuclear weapons politically feasible and technically practical.

With the end of the cold war, a re-thinking of the nuclear foundations of. Building on ideas set forward in a series of Wall Street Journal op-eds, by Shultz, Perry, Kissinger and Nunn, the Project links the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons with urgent steps that can be taken immediately to reduce nuclear dangers.

Recognizing that progress requires international consensus and action, the Project is designed to motivate governments to rethink policies, change.

Positioning nuclear disarmament as a security-building process, the author offers alternative routes to co-operative security without nuclear weapons, based on more humane, lawful and safer strategies to deter aggression.

The arguments he raises are critical if there is to be any serious prospect of eliminating nuclear weapons. Security without Nuclear Weapons In Uncategorized on November 6, at am.

David Cortright. Critics of the UN treaty banning the bomb argue that nuclear weapons have helped to prevent World War III and are essential for international security.

A world without nuclear weapons, they say, would be a world of greater war and military. Barack Obama is himself on board, having declared "America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons." But that is easier said than done. The Cold War nuclear arms race seems to be resuming only eight years after the hope and excitement generated by President Barack Obama’s stirring speech and declaration in Prague: “I state clearly and with conviction America’s commitment to seek the peace and.

Creating the conditions for a world without nuclear weapons would require at least four developments. The commitment of some nuclear-armed states might begin the process, but moving toward zero eventually will require a readiness on the part of all states with nuclear weapons to reduce and ultimately eliminate their nuclear arms.

Security Without Nuclear Weapons: Challenges and Opportunities Tuesday, International Peace Institute Trygve Lie Center for Peace, Security & Development Chair: Edward C.

Luck, Senior Vice President for Research and Programs, International Peace Institute. Nuclear Safeguards, Security and Nonproliferation: Achieving Security with Technology and Policy, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference covering the cutting-edge technologies used to trace, track and safeguard nuclear material.

Sections cover security, the illicit trafficking of nuclear materials, improvised nuclear devices, and how to. The book was written to clarify the threat of nuclear proliferation. The author, who is well qualified to speak on arms control, examines the failure of the treaties and agreements that comprise the ''non-proliferation regime,'' particularly the Non-Proliferation Treaty of The three central.

A long history of near catastrophic accidents with nuclear weapons makes some wonder what we should worry more about -- people stealing nukes or people simply dropping them. The Center for Defense Information notes that although the number of reported accidents is vague, even the Department of Defense recognizes that "at least one serious.

New Book Outlines Technical and Political Challenges, Cites Optimism for Working Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons. A new book from the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) concludes that verifying, monitoring and enforcing agreements on the path toward a world without nuclear weapons will be complex and challenging—but also finds that the international community already.

Washington, D.C., August 5, Sixty years ago this month, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan, and the Japanese government surrendered to the United States and its allies.

The nuclear age had truly begun with the first military use of atomic weapons. 1 SAFETY, SECURITY, AND RELIABILITY OF THE U.S. NUCLEAR WEAPONS STOCKPILE. For the U.S. nuclear weapons program, the primary concern related to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) is whether confidence in the safety, security, 1 and reliability of the weapons can be maintained for the foreseeable future (see Box ) without nuclear-explosion testing.

Obama, for example, explored the idea of declaring a no-first-use policy — that is, pledging that the United States would use nuclear weapons only in Author: Justin Vogt. Book Description. Few questions of global politics are more pressing than how to respond to widespread violence against civilians.

Despite the efforts of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) proponents to draw attention away from exclusively military responses, debates on humanitarian intervention and R2P’s “Third Pillar” still tend to boil down to two unsatisfying options: stand by and “do.

“Nuclear weapons and terrorist groups have both existed for nearly seventy years, and no state has ever provided nuclear capabilities to a terrorist organization,” writes Georgetown’s.Meanwhile, many of the Cold War’s most absurd and dangerous nuclear policies remain unchanged.

In the United States, the president can order the launch of nuclear weapons without consulting anyone. And US policy allows it to use nuclear weapons first in a non-nuclear conflict with Russia, China, or North Korea—likely starting a nuclear war.(shelved 1 time as nuclear-security) avg rating — ratings — published