weapons of mass destruction

Contemporary Chemical Weapons Use in Syria and Iraq by the Assad Regime and the Islamic State

Author: Dr Robert J Bunker This monograph focuses on an understudied, but yet a critically important and timely component of land warfare, related to the battlefield use of chemical weapons by contemporary threat forces. It will do so by focusing on two case studies related to chemical weapons use in Syria and Iraq by the …

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Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future-Second Edition

Author: Mr Henry D Sokolski Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future, Second Edition explores what nuclear future we may face over the next three decades and how we currently think about this future. Will nuclear weapons spread in the next 20 years to more nations than just North Korea and possibly Iran? How dire …

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Prevailing in a Well-Armed World: Devising Competitive Strategies Against Weapons Proliferation

Editor: Mr Henry D Sokolski This book provides insights into the competitive strategies methodology. Andrew Marshall notes that policymakers and analysts can benefit by using an analytical tool that stimulates their thinking about strategy in terms of long-term competition between nations with conflicting values, policies, and objectives. The book also demonstrates the strengths of the …

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Nuclear Threats from Small States

Author: Mr Jerome H Kahan That are the policy implications regarding proliferation and counterproliferation of nuclear weapons among Third World states? How does deterrence operate outside the parameters of superpower confrontation as defined by the cold war’s elaborate system of constraints enforced by concepts like mutual assured destruction, and counter-value and counter-force targeting? How can …

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The Nature of the Post-Cold War World

Author: Mr William G Hyland, Mr Charles William Maynes The editors of the nation’s two leading journals on foreign policy were asked to examine the nature of the post-cold war world and America’s transitional role. These essays represent the views of Charles William Maynes, editor of Foreign Policy, and William G. Hyland, former editor of …

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