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The Resource Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints, Jennifer A. Hurley, book editor

Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints, Jennifer A. Hurley, book editor

Label
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints
Title
Weapons of mass destruction
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer A. Hurley, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Presents differing viewpoints on nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their possible uses by terrorists, United States policy towards them, their use in defense, and the effectiveness of international treaties in controlling them."
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
358/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U793
LC item number
.W43 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Label
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints, Jennifer A. Hurley, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Chemical and biological terrorism is a serious threat / Vinod Jain and Bharati Dhruva -- The threat of chemical and biological terrorism is exaggerated / Marie Isabelle Chevrier -- The risk of nuclear terrorism is high / John Leifer -- The risk of nuclear terrorism is overstated / Karl Heinz Kamp -- The United States must retain a substantial nuclear arsenal / Robert G. Spulak Jr. -- The United States should reduce its stockpile of nuclear weapons / William F. Burns -- The United States should eliminate its nuclear arsenal / Part I: Lee Butler, Part II: Joseph Rotblat -- The United States should remove its nuclear arsenal from alert status / Tim Zimmermann -- Removing nuclear weapons from alert status would jeopardize U.S. security / Kathleen Bailey -- The U.S. should adopt a ballistic missile defense system / Curt Weldon -- The U.S. should not adopt a ballistic missile defense system / Lisbeth Gronlund and David Wright -- Emergency response teams can mitigate the effects of a chemical or biological attack / Frank J. Cilluffo and Jack Thomas Tomarchio -- A strong public health system can manage the consequences of a biological attack / Richard Preston -- Safeguarding Russian nuclear stockpiles will prevent a nuclear attack / Richard Lugar -- Nuclear detection teams can avert a surprise attack / Douglas Waller -- Chemical weapons should be banned / William S. Cohen -- Banning chemical weapons is dangerous / Thomas Sowell -- A nuclear test ban will prevent nuclear proliferation / C. Dale White -- A nuclear test ban will not prevent nuclear proliferation / The Center for Security Policy -- The biological weapons ban must be strengthened / Debora MacKenzie -- The biological weapons ban is inherently ineffective / Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- The nuclear non-proliferation treaty furthers nuclear disarmament / Madeleine K. Albright -- The nuclear non-proliferation treaty does not further nuclear disarmament / Frank Blackaby
Control code
1571497
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780737700589
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98043910
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40126255
  • (OCoLC)40126255
Label
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints, Jennifer A. Hurley, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Chemical and biological terrorism is a serious threat / Vinod Jain and Bharati Dhruva -- The threat of chemical and biological terrorism is exaggerated / Marie Isabelle Chevrier -- The risk of nuclear terrorism is high / John Leifer -- The risk of nuclear terrorism is overstated / Karl Heinz Kamp -- The United States must retain a substantial nuclear arsenal / Robert G. Spulak Jr. -- The United States should reduce its stockpile of nuclear weapons / William F. Burns -- The United States should eliminate its nuclear arsenal / Part I: Lee Butler, Part II: Joseph Rotblat -- The United States should remove its nuclear arsenal from alert status / Tim Zimmermann -- Removing nuclear weapons from alert status would jeopardize U.S. security / Kathleen Bailey -- The U.S. should adopt a ballistic missile defense system / Curt Weldon -- The U.S. should not adopt a ballistic missile defense system / Lisbeth Gronlund and David Wright -- Emergency response teams can mitigate the effects of a chemical or biological attack / Frank J. Cilluffo and Jack Thomas Tomarchio -- A strong public health system can manage the consequences of a biological attack / Richard Preston -- Safeguarding Russian nuclear stockpiles will prevent a nuclear attack / Richard Lugar -- Nuclear detection teams can avert a surprise attack / Douglas Waller -- Chemical weapons should be banned / William S. Cohen -- Banning chemical weapons is dangerous / Thomas Sowell -- A nuclear test ban will prevent nuclear proliferation / C. Dale White -- A nuclear test ban will not prevent nuclear proliferation / The Center for Security Policy -- The biological weapons ban must be strengthened / Debora MacKenzie -- The biological weapons ban is inherently ineffective / Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- The nuclear non-proliferation treaty furthers nuclear disarmament / Madeleine K. Albright -- The nuclear non-proliferation treaty does not further nuclear disarmament / Frank Blackaby
Control code
1571497
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780737700589
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98043910
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40126255
  • (OCoLC)40126255

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