Education and the Threat of Nuclear War (Harvard educational

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.75 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This process is measured in "half-lives," the time it takes half of a radioactive material to decay into a more stable element. DO NOT try to remove cloth which has stuck or fused onto the burn. At first there was marked redness, and other evidence of thermal burns appeared within the next few minutes or hours.” Many victims kept their arms outstretched because it was too painful to...
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Strategy in the Missile Age (Paperback) - Common

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.87 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Now we have exactly the NATO-Russia standoff for which Putin has been striving for months. 2. Does the worsening mess of mayhem and meltdown at Fukushima #1 embody the ailing American Empire’s Chernobyl moment? The facility contained three Mk 6 atomic bombs but no nuclear cores. For months, an internal political struggle had made Lebanon unstable. Finally, such arguments ignore th...
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Pacific Powderkeg: American Nuclear Dilemmas in Korea

Peter Hayes Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF More research is needed before it can be approved. To bolster them, he ordered a secret worldwide nuclear alert, one of the largest secret military operations in U. The spread of nuclear weapons threatens to make wars more intense at the local and not at the global level, where wars of the highest intensity have been possible for a number of years. Iraq declared to U...
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Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk -

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.35 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The first, writes Piontkovsky, is a "romantic and inspiring scenario: World War IV between the Orthodox Russian World, now risen from its knees, against the rotting and decadent Anglo-Saxon World." (World War III, in his view, has already happened: the Cold War.) This World War IV would be a conventional war with NATO — and it would not go well. The author clearly is opposed to nucl...
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Tactical Nuclear Weapons and Euro-Atlantic Security: The

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.33 MB Downloadable formats: PDF When they found out about itonly when Nixon himself leaked the planthey urged against it, emphasizing the mounting public opposition to escalating the war.[189] Two scientists who were consulted on the Duck Hook nuclear targeting plans opposed the nuclear course of action, for both military and moral reasons.[190] With the notable exception of the maverick Samuel Cohen, most scientist...
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Survive the Bomb: The Radioactive Citizen's Guide to Nuclear

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.96 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The heavier particles of radioactive material will fall in the immediate or close vicinity. Plutonium weapons require the production of highly pure plutonium. The non-nuclear weapons states must resist that pressure, and continue their historic efforts to protect humanity from the grave threat posed by nuclear weapons. The color of the skin from white turns a greenish black and ye...
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Barons of the Sky: From Early Flight to Strategic Warfare:

Wayne Biddle Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.05 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Long before the Indian and Pakistani bombs, the two great nuclear arsenals were being questioned by recovering Cold Warriors with impeccable military credentials -- retired CIA chief Admiral Stansfield Turner, 7 for instance, and retired SAC commander General George Lee Butler. 8 Their old colleagues from the deep bunkers of the Iron Mountain era were finding it neces...
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The Long Shadow: Nuclear Weapons and Security in 21st

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.28 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I should add, are not planned according to military logic alone. Some Americans are concerned about the vulnerability of our strategic system because its land-based component can be struck and per�haps largely destroyed by the Soviet Union in the middle 1980s. And, advance planning is already under way for the replacements of our nuclear capable missiles, aircraft, and sub-marines. ...
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The Credibility of America's Extended Nuclear Deterrent: The

William G. Eldridge Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.60 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Type Ia supernovae occur typically every 400 years in the Milky Way galaxy. Nearby India and Pakistan also possess at least some of these weapons, without U. Preventive strikes against states that have, or may have, nuclear weapons are hard to imagine, but what about pre-emptive ones? It turns out that getting one’s hands on a working nuclear bomb is actually...
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Deterrence and the New Global Security Environment

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.30 MB Downloadable formats: PDF One can debate the merit of eliminating one arm of the strategic triad or the nonstrategic (i.e. tactical) nuclear forces under such circumstances, depending on the depth of the reductions. Nixon, Needed in Vietnam: The Will to Win,Readers Digest, August 1964, pp. 37-43. [161] William Bundy, A Tangled Web: The Making of Foreign Policy in the Nixon Presidency (New York: Hill and Wang,...
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