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How to Build a Nuclear Bomb: And Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) are the greatest threat to national security in the twenty-first century. How to Build a Nuclear Bomb explains what it takes for a rogue state or terrorist group to obtain and use them. But nuclear weapons and terrorism expert Frank Barnaby has not written a collection of scare stories. His purpose in How to Build a Nuclear Bomb is to counteract the "misinformation, often put out for propaganda purposes" and general ignorance on this most urgent of topics. Barnaby describes, in straightforward, non-sensational terms what is involved when a state or a terrorist group sets out to make a weapon of mass destruction, what they are capable of doing, and what is needed to produce one. By outlining the parameters of the problem, Barnaby is able to accurately gauge the threat that WMD pose, arguing that counterterrorist measures urgently need to be stepped up to meet the challenges of a new era of international terror.

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A nuclear scientist describes, in frightening detail, how easy it is to make weapons of mass destruction.

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- Issues relating to WMD always make headline news
-Frank Barnaby has personally witnessed a nuclear explosions

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560256038
Subtitle:
And Other Weapons of Mass Destruction
Author:
Barnaby, Frank
Author:
Barnaby, Frank
Publisher:
Nation Books
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
Arms Control
Subject:
Nuclear Physics
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism
Subject:
SCIENCE / Nuclear Physics
Subject:
Terrorism -- Prevention.
Subject:
Physics-Nuclear
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Series:
Nation Books
Publication Date:
20040317
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5 in 9 oz

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-Frank Barnaby has personally witnessed a nuclear explosions
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