Nuclear Terrorism: Countering the Threat (Routledge Global by Brecht Volders,Tom Sauer

By Brecht Volders,Tom Sauer

This quantity goals to enhance knowing of nuclear safety and the prevention of nuclear terrorism.

Nuclear terrorism is perceived as some of the most instant and severe threats to international safeguard this day. whereas the foreign group has made vital development in securing fissile fabric, there are nonetheless very important steps to be made with approximately 2,000 metric a whole bunch weapons-usable nuclear fabric unfold all over the world. the amount addresses this complicated phenomenon via an interdisciplinary strategy: felony, legal, technical, diplomatic, cultural, financial, and political. regardless of this cross-disciplinary method, notwithstanding, the chapters are all associated via the overarching target of bettering wisdom of nuclear safety and the prevention of nuclear terrorism. the quantity goals to do that through investigating the differing kinds of nuclear terrorism, and for that reason discussing the capability skill to avoid those malicious acts. furthermore, there's a dialogue of the nuclear defense regime, normally, and a big exam of either its strengths and weaknesses. In precis, the ebook goals to increase the societal and political debate in regards to the danger of nuclear terrorism.

This e-book can be of a lot curiosity to scholars of nuclear proliferation, nuclear governance, terrorism reports, overseas organizations, and safeguard stories in general.

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