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Title:
Tracking nuclear proliferation : a guide in maps and charts, 1998
Author:
Jones, Rodney W.
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Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
viii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Tracking nuclear proliferation / Leonard S. Spector. 1995.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780870031137
Format :
Book

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The nature of the nuclear proliferation danger has changed dramatically in recent years. Although more nations than ever before are renouncing nuclear arms under strict international control, a handful of states persistently challenge international norms. Some are attempting to skirt nuclear restrictions they have previously accepted. Others continue to enhance their nuclear forces. Equally threatening is the prospect of an international black market in nuclear materials--a prospect made much more likely with the collapse of the Soviet Union and possible political instability looming in China.This is the seventh survey in the Carnegie Endowment's series on nuclear proliferation prepared under the direction of Carnegie Endowment senior associate Leonard S. Spector. This new assessment again offers the most recent available data on key developments in 17 nations of proliferation concern. It also includes new sections describing global ballistic missile proliferation and explaining the multi-layered system of U.S. non-proliferation sanctions. Easy-to-use maps, charts, and explanatory appendices are provided.


Author Notes

Rodney W. Jones is President of Policy Architects International. As an official in the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency from 1989 to 1994, Dr. Jones participated in the U.S.-Soviet (and successor state) nuclear arms negotiations. Mark G. McDonough is a member of the New York State Assembly. Toby F. Dalton is the deputy director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Gregory D. Koblentz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs and Deputy Director of the Biodefense Graduate Program at George Mason University. Dr. Koblentz is also an Associate Faculty at the Center for Global Studies at George Mason University. Dr. Koblentz is a Research Affiliate with the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the Scientist Working Group on Chemical and Biological Weapons at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation in Washington, DC.