Accession Number : ADA583971


Title :   Nuclear Weapons Security Crisis: What Does History Teach?


Corporate Author : NONPROLIFERATION POLICY EDUCATION CENTER WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Sokoski, Henry D ; Tertrais, Bruno


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a583971.pdf


Report Date : Jul 2013


Pagination or Media Count : 297


Abstract : This volume is the 16th in a series of edited volumes of contracted research the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC) has published in cooperation with the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College. It is the product of a joint effort between NPEC and Bruno Tertrais of the Fondation pour la Recherche Strat gique. The volume features research done over the past 2 years. This work addresses the possibility of nuclear weapons and materials falling into the hands of unauthorized actors during political crises. It uses specific historical case studies as the basis from which to draw lessons for the future.


Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR WEAPONS , *POLITICAL SCIENCE , ALGERIA , CASE STUDIES , CHINA , FRANCE , HISTORY , INSTABILITY , LESSONS LEARNED , PAKISTAN , RISK , RUSSIA


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Nuclear Weapons


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE