Deadly Arsenals (Paperback)

Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Threats

By Joseph Cirincione, Jon B. Wolfsthal, Miriam Rajkumar

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 9780870032165, 490pp.

Publication Date: July 13, 2005

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"Deadly Arsenals" provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive assessment available on global proliferation dangers, with a critical assessment of international enforcement efforts. An invaluable resource for academics, policymakers, students, and the media, this atlas includes strategic and historical analysis; maps, charts, and graphs of the spread of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and missile delivery systems; descriptions of the weapons and regimes --and policies to control them; and data on countries that have, want, or have given up weapons of mass destruction. A Choice outstanding academic title from one of the premier nonproliferation research teams. The new edition addresses the recent, dramatic developments in Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, and the nuclear black market, analyzing strategic and policy implications. Contents: Part 1: Assessments and Weapons Part 2: Declared Nuclear-Weapon States Part 3: Non-NPT Nuclear-Weapon States Part 4: The Two Hard Cases: North Korea and Iran Part 5: Proliferation Success.

About the Author

Joseph Cirincione, senior associate and director of nonproliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, is coauthor of the major Carnegie report, "Universal Compliance: A Strategy for Nuclear Security," and editor of "Repairing the Regime: Preventing the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction" (Routledge, 2000). He is a frequent commentator on proliferation and security issues. Jon B. Wolfsthal is associate and deputy director of nonproliferation at the Carnegie Endowment. He is coauthor of "Universal Compliance" and coeditor of "Nuclear Status Report: Nuclear Weapons, Fissile Material, and Export Controls in the Former Soviet Union "(Carnegie/Monterey, 2001). Miriam Rajkumar is the project associate for nonproliferation at the Carnegie Endowment.