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Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Mark Fitzpatrick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-03 - Publisher: Routledge

If the nuclear weapons club were to further expand, would Americas democratic allies in Northeast Asia be among the next entrants? Japan, South Korea and Taiwan all have robust civilian nuclear energy programmes that make them virtual nuclear powers according to many analysts. All three once pursued nuclear weapons and
Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Mark Fitzpatrick (Senior fellow for non-proliferation)
Categories: Nuclear nonproliferation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

Under what conditions would the democracies in Northeast Asia seek to join the nuclear weapons club? Japan, South Korea and Taiwan are threshold nuclear powers by virtue of their robust civilian nuclear-energy programmes. All three once pursued nuclear weapons and all face nuclear-armed adversaries. Fitzpatrick's latest book analyses these past
The Age of Hiroshima
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Michael D. Gordin, G. John Ikenberry
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A multifaceted portrait of the Hiroshima bombing and its many legacies On August 6, 1945, in the waning days of World War II, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The city's destruction stands as a powerful symbol of nuclear annihilation, but it has
Stopping the Bomb
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Nicholas L. Miller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-15 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

"Examines the history and effectiveness of US efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons"--
Nuclear Politics in Asia
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Marzieh Kouhi Esfahani, Ariabarzan Mohammadi
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Asia has the world’s highest concentration of nuclear weapons and the most significant recent developments related to nuclear proliferation, as well as the world’s most critical conflicts and considerable political instability. The containment and prevention of nuclear proliferation, especially in Asia, continues to be a grave concern for the international