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Nuclear terrorism : the ultimate preventable catastrophe, Graham Allison

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Nuclear terrorism : the ultimate preventable catastrophe
Title
Nuclear terrorism
Title remainder
the ultimate preventable catastrophe
Statement of responsibility
Graham Allison
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In October 2001 President George W. Bush received a CIA report that Al Qaeda had smuggled a ten-kiloton nuclear weapon into New York City. It turned out to be a false alarm. The author presents two cases: one that nuclear terrorism is inevitable; the second, that it is preventable
Cataloging source
DLC
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Allison, Graham T
Dewey number
363.32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6432
LC item number
.A45 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Nuclear terrorism
  • Terrorisme
  • Kernwapens
  • Preventie
  • Antiterrorisme
  • Terrorisme nucléaire
  • États-Unis
  • Kernwaffe
  • Bedrohung
  • Terrorismus
  • Bekämpfung
  • USA
Label
Nuclear terrorism : the ultimate preventable catastrophe, Graham Allison
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1. Inevitable. 1. Who could be planning a nuclear terrorist attack? -- 2. What nuclear weapons could terrorists use? -- 3. Where could terrorists acquire a nuclear bomb? -- 4. When could terrorists launch the first nuclear attack? -- 5. How could terrorists deliver a nuclear weapon to its target? -- Part 2. Preventable. 6. Through the prism of 9/11 -- 7. Where we need to be : a world of three no's -- 8. Getting from here to there : a road map of seven yeses -- Conclusion -- Frequently asked questions about nuclear terrorism -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (263 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036741720
Label
Nuclear terrorism : the ultimate preventable catastrophe, Graham Allison
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1. Inevitable. 1. Who could be planning a nuclear terrorist attack? -- 2. What nuclear weapons could terrorists use? -- 3. Where could terrorists acquire a nuclear bomb? -- 4. When could terrorists launch the first nuclear attack? -- 5. How could terrorists deliver a nuclear weapon to its target? -- Part 2. Preventable. 6. Through the prism of 9/11 -- 7. Where we need to be : a world of three no's -- 8. Getting from here to there : a road map of seven yeses -- Conclusion -- Frequently asked questions about nuclear terrorism -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (263 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036741720

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