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Nuclear weapons and the conflict of conscience

Nuclear weapons and the conflict of conscience

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Published by Lutterworth in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Scribner, 1962.

Statementedited by John C. Bennett.
ContributionsBennett, John Coleman.
The Physical Object
Pagination191p.,22cm
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19154742M

  Israel’s nuclear arsenal is the worst-kept secret in international relations. Since the s, Israel has maintained a nuclear deterrent in order to maintain a favorable balance of power with. A Cold War doctrine referring to the capacity of two nuclear states to destroy each other, thus reducing the risk that either state will initiate war. Nuclear Nonproliferation Efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, or the materials and technology necessary for the production of nuclear weapons.


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Robert Oppenheimer (); The Angry Genie: One Man's Walk Through the Nuclear Age (); The Atom Besieged: Extraparliamentary Dissent in France and Germany (). This book investigates what is driving Iran's nuclear weapons programme in a less-hostile regional environment, using a theory of protracted conflicts to explicate proliferation.

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Kaplan shows in this book that the Americans and Russians who built the doomsday machine will not allow it. The historical record from the Cold War is mixed. Many credit nuclear weapons with keeping the Cold War cold. But the United States and the Soviet Union did have several near-misses—most notably Author: Caitlin Talmadge.

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