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Nuclear weapons and security

Seminar on "Nuclear Weapons and Security" (2004 Delhi Policy Group)

Nuclear weapons and security

by Seminar on "Nuclear Weapons and Security" (2004 Delhi Policy Group)

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Published by Delhi Policy Group in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Security,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • World politics,
  • Congresses,
  • Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[V.R. Raghavan ... [et al.]]
    ContributionsRaghavan, V. R., Delhi Policy Group, Nuclear Policy Stewardship Project
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA11 .S386 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. ;
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25320431M
    ISBN 10818720608X
    LC Control Number2005386762

    Nuclear safety is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The achievement of proper operating conditions, prevention of accidents or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of workers, the public and the environment from undue radiation hazards". The IAEA defines nuclear security as "The prevention and detection of and response to, theft, . The book is a fiction about the nuclear weapons of France; the book also contains about ten chapters on true historical incidents involving nuclear weapons and strategy. Smyth, Henry DeWolf. Atomic Energy for Military Purposes. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press,

    The United States developed the first nuclear weapons during World War II in cooperation with the United Kingdom and Canada as part of the Manhattan Project, out of the fear that Nazi Germany would develop them first. It tested the first nuclear weapon on J ("Trinity") at am, and remains the only country to have used nuclear weapons in war, devastating the . Nuclear weapon, device designed to release energy in an explosive manner as a result of nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, or a combination of the two. Fission weapons are commonly referred to as atomic bombs, and fusion weapons are referred to as thermonuclear bombs or, more commonly, hydrogen bombs.

      The Center for Security Policy has released a new book explaining this U.S. security vulnerability and finding solutions: Growing Challenges for America’s Nuclear Deterrence. The Heritage Foundation has generously agreed to host a webinar on this important book on May 5, from to AM. 'This fascinating book is, I believe intentionally, more provocative than merely persuasive, more skeptical than most among us are. It looks at the history of international negotiation, both explicit and by maneuver, in the presence of nuclear weapons and concludes that disparities in nuclear armaments - including zero on one side - make much less difference than they are given credit Cited by:


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