Keywords: nuclear warfare

Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story

Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story


Elizabeth Tynan

ISBN: 9781742234281
Year of publication: 2016

Elizabeth Tynan ATOMIC THUNDER THE MARALINGA STORY To the future. May it learn something from the past. Acknowledgments As a bookish introvert, I enjoy nothing more than the challenge of living inside a big writing project. I have lived inside this one for quite a while. I havent been entirely on my own, though. In fact, without the magnificent contribution of a number of people, there would be no book. I hasten to add that while I have been greatly assisted by some excellent individuals, if ...

Keywords: Environmental Science history Military Nuclear Warfare
Command and Control

Command and Control


Eric Schlosser

ISBN: 9781410461933
Year of publication: 2013

Eric Schlosser COMMAND AND CONTROL Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety For my father Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything Thats how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen AUTHORS NOTE This is a book about the effort to control nuclear weapons to ensure that one doesnt go off by accident, by mistake, or by any other unauthorized means. The emphasis in these pages isnt on the high-level diplomacy behind ...

Keywords: nuclear warfare
Before the Fallout

Before the Fallout


Diana Preston

ISBN: 9780802718198
Year of publication: 2009

Diana Preston BEFORE THE FALLOUT from MARIE CURIE to HIROSHIMA To Michael, my husband and writing partner Our imagination is stretched to the utmost, not, as infction, to imagine things which are not really there, but just to comprehend those things which are there. Richard Feynman ACKNOWLEDGMENTS First I should acknowledge the collaboration of my husband, Michael, in both the research and the writing of this book. Without him I could not have undertaken it. I am also indebted to many others: ...

Keywords: nuclear warfare
Sleepwalking with the Bomb

Sleepwalking with the Bomb


John C Wohlstetter

ISBN: 9781936599066
Year of publication: 2012

John C. Wohlstetter SLEEPWALKING WITH THE BOMB To family, friends, and others who educated me in coping with lifes challenges, including the challenge of thinking about how best to avoid man-made catastrophesof which nuclear conflict is most fearsome and destructive of all. FOREWORD Richard Perle WHEN RICHARD NIXON RETURNED FROM MOSCOW IN 1972 HE brought with him the apparent triumph of a comprehensive agreement with Leonid Brezhnev that would end a nuclear weapons arms race and usher in a new ...

Keywords: arms control Europe international relations nuclear warfare Russia and the former Soviet Union
The Age of Deception

The Age of Deception


Mohamed ElBaradei

ISBN: 9781408815977
Year of publication: 2011

Mohamed ElBaradei THE AGE OF DECEPTION NUCLEAR DIPLOMACY IN TREACHEROUS TIMES To Maya, my three-year-old granddaughter, in the hope that we will leave her a better world INTRODUCTION Help us help you. The man on the other side of the table smiled, but it was not happiness that I read in his expression. His eyes softened, and the corners of his mouth drooped. Was it sadness Fatigue I wasnt sure. It was February 9, 2003. It had been more than a dozen years since the UN Security Council had first ...

Keywords: arms control nuclear warfare