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Accession Number ADA583971
Title Nuclear Weapons Security Crisis: What Does History Teach.
Publication Date Jul 2013
Media Count 297p
Personal Author B. Tertrais H. D. Sokoski
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.
Keywords Algeria
Case studies
China
Close calls
Command and control
France
History
Instability
Lessons learned
Nuclear tests
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons security
Pakistan
Political crisis
Political science
Political transitions
Risk
Russia


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92 - Behavior & Society
74H - Nuclear Warfare
Corporate Author U. S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA. Strategic Studies Inst.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1402
Contract Number N/A

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