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The Nuclear Terrorist: His Financial Backers and Political Patrons in the U.S. and Abroad

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The threat of nuclear terrorism and weapons of mass destruction has never been greater, yet, as this devastating exposé makes clear, Americas leaders, including the last two Presidential administrations, have been shockingly lax and often chillingly reckless when it comes to protecting the United States—and the world—from the spreading threat of nuclear proliferation and the very real possibility that terrorists will stage a nuclear bombing or meltdown on American soil . . . with catastrophic results.

Taking no prisoners, Robert Gleason's The Nuclear Terrorist demonstrates how time and again both the Bush and Obama administrations have placed politics and profiteering over public safety; how the government has failed to effectively guard and regulate a “peaceful” nuclear industry that is both cataclysmically expensive and apocalyptically dangerous; how Americas nuclear power plants remain vulnerable to both physical and cyber attacks; and how our elected leaders and their advisors continue to do business with rogue states, untrustworthy and unstable “allies,” and terrorist backers, while turning a blind eye to the all-but-inevitable consequences of such deals with the devil.

About the Author

ROBERT GLEASON is a bestselling author and highly regarded expert on nuclear terrorism and the gray area between nuclear power and nuclear weapons. An executive editor at Tor/Forge Books, he has been featured on many national talk shows, including The Sean Hannity Show and Lou Dobbs Tonight. He also appeared on the History Channels two-hour special Prophets of Doom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765338129
Author:
Gleason, Robert
Publisher:
Forge
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Arms Control
Subject:
International Relations - Arms Control
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in 1 lb

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