Slaying the nuclear dragon : disarmament dynamics in the twenty-first century /

In recent decades the debate on nuclear weapons has focused overwhelmingly on proliferation and nonproliferation dynamics. In a series of Wall Street Journal articles, however, George Shultz, William Perry, Henry Kissinger, and Sam Nunn called on governments to rid the world of nuclear weapons, help...

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Other Authors: Ogilvie-White, Tanya (Editor), Santoro, David (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2012.
Series:Studies in security and international affairs.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the nuclear dragon: no longer out on the prowl
  • The optimistic nuclear weapon states: the United States and the United Kingdom / David Santoro
  • Advocating the elimination of nuclear weapons: the role of key individual and coalition states / Marianne Hanson
  • The rollback states: South Africa and Kazakhstan / Stephen F. Burgess and Togzhan Kassenova
  • The pessimistic nuclear weapon states: France, Russia, and China / David Santoro
  • The threshold states: Japan and Brazil / Maria Rost Rublee
  • The nuclear energy aspirants: Egypt and Vietnam / Tanya Ogilvie-White and Maria Rost Rublee
  • The nuclear holdouts: India, Israel, and Pakistan / Devin T. Hagerty
  • The defiant states: North Korea and Iran / Tanya Ogilvie-White
  • The silent proliferators: Syria and Myanmar / Jacqueline Shire
  • Conclusion: the nuclear dragon: one eye open, one eye closed.