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    DescriptionMost world leaders agree that nuclear terrorism represents the gravest international security challenge today. Many scholars and practitioners, however, argue that the United States remains ill-prepared to cope with this serious and real threat. What role should the U.S. play in confronting and combating this danger? Is nuclear terrorism preventable? What steps have the U.S. already taken to prevent a nuclear catastrophe and what future steps should the U.S. government take? Esteemed scholars, scientists and policymakers address these crucial questions from all sides – strategic, tactical, ideological, and technical. This special volume of The ANNALS clarifies and assesses that threat of a nuclear terrorist attack and examines possible solutions for preventing such a catastrophic event.


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    Title
    Confronting the Specter of Nuclear Terrorism
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Graham Allison
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 202
    Width: 159 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781412950916
    ISBN 10: 1412950910
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: JKV
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000, TEC025000, POL037000
    LC classification: UG
    DC22: 363.3255
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    DC21: 363.3255
    Thema V1.0: JKV
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Sage Publications (CA)
    Imprint name
    Sage Publications (CA)
    Publication date
    09 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Thousand Oaks