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eBook Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940 ePub

by Stephen I. Schwartz

  • ISBN: 0815791828
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Stephen I. Schwartz
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Brookings Inst Pr (June 1, 1998)
  • ePub book: 1613 kb
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  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 474

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nuclear weapons program.

nuclear weapons program. Included is a provocative, extraordinarily large estimate of casualties from nuclear fallout and a welcome analysis of the adverse consequences of unwarranted nuclear secrecy. Glenn T. Seaborg, Co-discoverer of plutonium and former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (1961-1971). Atomic Audit lays bare the staggering price exacted upon the most technologically proficient of the cold war antagonists.

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The book documents the comprehensive costs of US nuclear weapons, assembling for the first time anywhere the actual and estimated expenditures for the program since its creation in 1940. The also examine the costs of dismantling nuclear weapons, the management and disposal of large quantities of toxic and radioactive wastes left over from their production, compensation for persons harmed by nuclear weapons activities, nuclear secrecy, and the economic implications of nuclear deterrence. Authors: Schwartz, . Publication Date: Mon Jun 01 00:00:00 EDT 1998.

This issue brief, based on the 1998 book Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of . Nuclear Weapons Since 1940, examines how and why key decisions were made, what factors influenced those decisions, and whether alternatives were considered.

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i UNIDIR/2003/25 Costs of Disarmament- Disarming the Costs: Nuclear Arms Control and Nuclear Rearmament Susan .

i UNIDIR/2003/25 Costs of Disarmament- Disarming the Costs: Nuclear Arms Control and Nuclear Rearmament Susan Willett. Detection of Nuclear and Radiological Weapons. English Drama Since 1940. Report "Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of . Nuclear Weapons Since 1940".

Includes average projected future-year costs for nuclear weapons dismantlement and fissile materials .

Includes average projected future-year costs for nuclear weapons dismantlement and fissile materials disposition and environmental remediation and waste management. Source: Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of . Nuclear Weapons Since 1940 (Brookings Institution Press, 1998).

Nuclear Weapons Since 1940. What other nuclear weapons does the . have? The United States also has approximately five hundred nuclear bombs adapted for tactical use with various fighter aircraft. It arose out of interservice rivalry, pork barrel congressional politics, competition between defense contractors, fear of the Soviet Union, and highly redundant nuclear targeting. Each leg of the triad reinforces the . strategic nuclear deterrent.

Comments

Naktilar Naktilar
Very readable history of nuclear weapons, though perhaps not for beginning readers of the subject.
Malodora Malodora
This is an extraordinary reference work for those interested in the fine-grain details about the U.S. nuclear weapons program.
Nawenadet Nawenadet
Great reference text. I'm very glad to have it.
in waiting in waiting
This book is comprehensive yet easy to read with most footnotes contributing as much as the text.