img Leseprobe Leseprobe

Seeking the Bomb

Strategies of Nuclear Proliferation

Vipin Narang

EPUB
ca. 28,99
Amazon iTunes Thalia.de Weltbild.de Hugendubel Bücher.de ebook.de kobo Osiander Google Books Barnes&Noble bol.com Legimi yourbook.shop
* Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Hinweis: Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Links auf reinlesen.de sind sogenannte Affiliate-Links. Wenn du auf so einen Affiliate-Link klickst und über diesen Link einkaufst, bekommt reinlesen.de von dem betreffenden Online-Shop oder Anbieter eine Provision. Für dich verändert sich der Preis nicht.

Princeton University Press img Link Publisher

Sozialwissenschaften, Recht, Wirtschaft / Politikwissenschaft

Beschreibung

The first systematic look at the different strategies that states employ in their pursuit of nuclear weapons

Much of the work on nuclear proliferation has focused on why states pursue nuclear weapons. The question of how states pursue nuclear weapons has received little attention. Seeking the Bomb is the first book to analyze this topic by examining which strategies of nuclear proliferation are available to aspirants, why aspirants select one strategy over another, and how this matters to international politics.

Looking at a wide range of nations, from India and Japan to the Soviet Union and North Korea to Iraq and Iran, Vipin Narang develops an original typology of proliferation strategies—hedging, sprinting, sheltered pursuit, and hiding. Each strategy of proliferation provides different opportunities for the development of nuclear weapons, while at the same time presenting distinct vulnerabilities that can be exploited to prevent states from doing so. Narang delves into the crucial implications these strategies have for nuclear proliferation and international security. Hiders, for example, are especially disruptive since either they successfully attain nuclear weapons, irrevocably altering the global power structure, or they are discovered, potentially triggering serious crises or war, as external powers try to halt or reverse a previously clandestine nuclear weapons program.

As the international community confronts the next generation of potential nuclear proliferators, Seeking the Bomb explores how global conflict and stability are shaped by the ruthlessly pragmatic ways states choose strategies of proliferation.

Weitere Titel von diesem Autor
Weitere Titel zum gleichen Preis

Kundenbewertungen

Schlagwörter

John Mearsheimer, The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Communist Party of China, Two-front war, Klaus Fuchs, Flexible response, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Pakistanis, Paramount leader, Nuclear strategy, Post-Soviet states, Experiment, Nuclear warfare, Igor Kurchatov, Misinformation, Nuclear proliferation, Quebec Agreement, Supply chain, Munir Ahmad Khan, Ramp up, Ronen Sen, Cold War, Interim, Taepodong-2, Soviet Empire, Operation Barbarossa, Disarmament, Airspace, Reactor-grade plutonium, Baruch Plan, Doublethink, Plutonium, Great Satan, Escape velocity, Spark gap, North Korean defectors, Nuclear Tipping Point, Bait and bleed, Commissioner, Nuclear weapon, Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, Security assurance, South Africa and weapons of mass destruction, Axis of evil, Atomic Age, Agreed Framework, Peaceful nuclear explosion, Qasem Soleimani, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, Nobility, Modernity, Bharat Karnad, Swedish nuclear weapons program, Tactical nuclear weapon, Intention (criminal law), Superiority (short story), Abdul Qadeer Khan, Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Falklands War, Antenna (radio), Security studies, Beijing, Nuclear disarmament, Tacit knowledge, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Nuclear umbrella, German re-armament, Exothermic reaction, The Indian Express, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics, Military dictatorship, Scott Sagan, Three Non-Nuclear Principles, Saudis, Nuclear sharing, Kinetic bombardment, Pakistan and weapons of mass destruction