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
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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE