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Author Russell, J
Title Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East : Directions and Policy Options in the New Century
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2006
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Series Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies Ser
Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies Ser
Note Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- Theoretical Overview -- 2 Proliferation, Asymmetric War, and the Contemporary Threat Environment -- Middle East Case Studies -- 3 Continuity and Change in Israeli Strategic Thinking: Reflections in the Wake of Operation Iraqi Freedom -- 4 Iran at the Strategic Crossroads -- 5 Syrian WMD Programs in Context -- 6 Syrian Weapons of Mass Destruction -- 7 A.Q. Khan, Proliferation Networks, and the Nuclear Slippery Slope -- 8 Saudi Arabia in the Twenty-First Century: A New Security Calculus? -- 9 Saudi Arabia: The Nuclear Conundrum -- 10 Tracking and Assessing Nuclear Issues in Open Sources: The Case of Libya -- Policy Implications -- 11 Iraq and Libya: Nonproliferation Through Regime Change or Change in A Regime? -- 12 Counterproliferation Versus Nonproliferation in the Middle East After Saddam: Lessons From Iraq and Libya -- 13 A Demand-Side Strategy for Regional Security and Nonproliferation in the Persian Gulf -- 14 Cooperative Threat Reduction At the Next Phase -- About the Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
This vital book examines why states seek to gain Weapons of Mass Destruction, a crucial issue in developing strategies against proliferation. Leading experts examine specific countries and the interplay among political, economic, cultural and regional factors driving decisions whether to acquire WMD
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Russell, J Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East : Directions and Policy Options in the New Century New York : Palgrave Macmillan US,c2006 9781403970251
Subject Weapons of mass destruction -- Middle East -- Congresses.;Nuclear nonproliferation -- Middle East -- Congresses.;Arms control -- Middle East -- Congresses.;Middle East -- Military policy -- Congresses
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