Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: by Thanos P Dokos

By Thanos P Dokos

As counter-profileration is predicted to turn into the important aspect within the new nationwide protection coverage of the U.S., such activities will represent a valuable part of each significant overseas clash within the first a long time of the 21st century. essentially the most very important geostrategic phenomena of the earlier decade has been the extreme diffusion of war-making functions from the built North to the constructing South. within the eyes of a few proliferant states, owning nuclear, organic and chemical (NBC) guns wouldn't in basic terms upload to their neighborhood stature, yet might additionally supply an asymmetrical counter to the West’s sizeable superiority in traditional forces.


In the japanese Mediterranean and the center East, a few international locations are assumed to own various degrees of NBC-weapons services. purposes for crisis contain the truth that such guns were utilized in the previous; the region’s geographic proximity to Europe and the important pursuits of the West (which is ready, less than convinced conditions, to exploit strength to guard them); the multiplicity of conflicts and different safeguard difficulties; and the overall instability within the sector (including the unfold of non secular extremism).


This very important and well timed ebook assesses, intimately, the accuracy of predictions, and perceptions, a couple of attainable army chance from the Southern Mediterranean (Muslim) global; and their influence on NATO’s political and armed forces posture. Thanos P. Doxos offers an evaluate of the Alliance’s concepts for facing the matter. This publication represents a useful, topical source for researchers and coverage makers.

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