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Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints, James D. Torr, book editor

Label
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints
Title
Weapons of mass destruction
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
James D. Torr, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Preventing the spread of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons has become one of the main goals of U.S. defense policy, driving both homeland security initiatives and confrontations with rogue states. The viewpoints in the volume examine WMD threats from terrorist groups and "axis of evil" nations
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
358/.3/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U793
LC item number
.W43277 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Torr, James D.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Study program name
BK.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • United States
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • Military policy
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Iraq
  • United States
Label
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints, James D. Torr, book editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The likelihood of a nuclear missile attack is greater than ever before / John J. Stanton -- The likelihood of a nuclear missile attack has been exaggerated / Joseph Cirincione -- Biological terrorism poses a serious threat / Amy Sands -- The threat of biological terrorism has been exaggerated / John Parachini -- Negotiation can reduce the nuclear threat posed by North Korea / Leon V. Sigal -- Negotiation cannot reduce the nuclear threat posed by North Korea / Nicholas Eberstadt -- The United States must prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons / John R. Bolton -- The United States should not take an aggressive stand over Iran's nuclear program / Karim Sadjadpour -- The U.S. invasion of Iraq was based on false pretenses / Thomas R. Eddlem -- The U.S. invasion of Iraq was justified / Robert Kagan, William Kristol -- The United States should eliminate its nuclear arsenal / Jonathan Schell -- The United States should not eliminate its nuclear arsenal / C. Paul Robinson, interviewed by James Kitfield -- The United States should modernize its nuclear arsenal / Richard Lowry -- The United States should not modernize its nuclear arsenal / Michael A. Levi -- The United States should use its nuclear arsenal to deter nations from developing weapons of mass destruction / Loren B. Thompson -- The United States should not threaten other nations with its nuclear arsenal / Theresa Hitchens -- The United States should build a missile defense system / Brian T. Kennedy -- The United States should not build a missile defense system / George Rathjens, Carl Kaysen -- The United States should secure the materials used to make nuclear weapons / Graham Allison, Andrei Kokoshin -- The United States should aid global efforts to reduce the bioterrorism threat / Michael Barletta -- A strong public health system can manage the consequences of a biological attack / Rebecca Katz -- Nuclear detection teams can prevent nuclear terrorism / Jeffrey T. Richelson
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036967083
Label
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints, James D. Torr, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The likelihood of a nuclear missile attack is greater than ever before / John J. Stanton -- The likelihood of a nuclear missile attack has been exaggerated / Joseph Cirincione -- Biological terrorism poses a serious threat / Amy Sands -- The threat of biological terrorism has been exaggerated / John Parachini -- Negotiation can reduce the nuclear threat posed by North Korea / Leon V. Sigal -- Negotiation cannot reduce the nuclear threat posed by North Korea / Nicholas Eberstadt -- The United States must prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons / John R. Bolton -- The United States should not take an aggressive stand over Iran's nuclear program / Karim Sadjadpour -- The U.S. invasion of Iraq was based on false pretenses / Thomas R. Eddlem -- The U.S. invasion of Iraq was justified / Robert Kagan, William Kristol -- The United States should eliminate its nuclear arsenal / Jonathan Schell -- The United States should not eliminate its nuclear arsenal / C. Paul Robinson, interviewed by James Kitfield -- The United States should modernize its nuclear arsenal / Richard Lowry -- The United States should not modernize its nuclear arsenal / Michael A. Levi -- The United States should use its nuclear arsenal to deter nations from developing weapons of mass destruction / Loren B. Thompson -- The United States should not threaten other nations with its nuclear arsenal / Theresa Hitchens -- The United States should build a missile defense system / Brian T. Kennedy -- The United States should not build a missile defense system / George Rathjens, Carl Kaysen -- The United States should secure the materials used to make nuclear weapons / Graham Allison, Andrei Kokoshin -- The United States should aid global efforts to reduce the bioterrorism threat / Michael Barletta -- A strong public health system can manage the consequences of a biological attack / Rebecca Katz -- Nuclear detection teams can prevent nuclear terrorism / Jeffrey T. Richelson
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036967083

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