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Implementing the New Triad; Nuclear & Non-Nuclear Forces in Twenty-First-Century Deterrence. Final Report 36th IFPA-Fletcher Conference
2006: The Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, Cambridge, MA. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xxvi, [2], 96 pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Rear cover 'dinged' at bottom. This conference was organized by The Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis (IFPA) and the International Security Studies Programs of The Fletcher School, Tufts University. This conference offered a unique and timely forum on post-9/11 security challenges, this report was published which summarized and synthesizes conference presentations and discussions in offer to give broader dissemination to the proceedings. This report, together with transcripts from the presentations and other related information are also available on an IFPA website.
[Book #74360]
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Joint U.S.-U.K. Report on Technical Cooperation for Arms Control; To develop and evaluate methodologies and technologies to verify potential nuclear weapon treaties, in support of shared U.S.-U.K. commitment to article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Washington DC: United States Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control, c2015. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 24 pages plus covers. Color Illustrations. Tables. Cover has slight wear and soiling. This report was produced with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense and the Atomic Weapons Establishment. This report documents the first 15 years of collaboration--from 2000 to 2015--between the United Kingdom and the United States in technologies and methodologies to enable monitoring and verification of potential future nuclear weapons arms control initiative. This joint collaboration has included evaluating technologies and approaches that may be viable, identifying those and are not, and documents challenges and approaches that need additional investigations. The 15 years of experience working together on monitoring and verification technical challenges has helped establish an experience base in both countries that has permitted deeper investigation into some of the most challenging aspects of warhead verification.
[Book #74180]
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North Korea; Briefing and Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, First Session, January 18 and February 28, 2007
[Book #57972]
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Nuclear Deterrence Summit Program Guide; February 16-19, 2016, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA
Rockville, MD: ExchangeMonitor Publications and Forums [A Division of Access Intelligence, LLC], 2016. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 24 pages. Illustrations (many with color). This program presents a snapshot of the key presenters and issues toward the end of the Obama Administration. The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit gathers U.S. and international leaders, experts, and industry executives in the field of nuclear deterrence to discuss management of the nuclear complex, the security of the stockpile, arms control negotiations, and strategic policy. With the upcoming transition to new U.S. leadership and the growing debate over how to balance national defense needs with global disarmament efforts, all eyes remain on policy makers, industry officials, and stakeholders throughout the U.S. nuclear enterprise. The Summit will once again bring these leaders together for the most timely discussions on the United States’ role in arms control and nonproliferation, potential changes to U.S. nuclear posture under a new president, and the dynamic nature of this country’s relationship with international allies and adversaries. Hundreds of key officials gather for ExchangeMonitor forums and conferences to exchange views and information among government officials, private industry executives, non-governmental organizations and other entities on critical national and international programs and policies.
[Book #73759]
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Responding to War, Terrorism, and WMD Proliferation:; History of DTRA, 1998-2008. Bianka J. Adams, Joseph P. Harahan.
Fort Belvoir, VA: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, 2008. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. vi, 153, [1] pages. Illustrations (color). DTRA References. Chronology. Endnotes. Glossary. This is stated as part of the DTRA History Series. Cover has minor wear and soiling. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is an agency within the United States Department of Defense and is the official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high explosives). DTRA's main functions are threat reduction, threat control, combat support, and technology development. The agency is headquartered in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. DTRA (and its co-located partner organizations the SCC-WMD and SJFHQ-E) employ approximately 2,000 civilians and uniformed service members at more than a dozen permanent locations around the world. The majority of personnel are at DTRA headquarters on Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Approximately 15% of the workforce is located on Kirtland Air Force Base and the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, and the Nevada National Security Site (formerly called the Nevada Test Site), where they do testing and support the U.S. military's nuclear mission. Another 15% of the workforce are stationed in Germany, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kenya, South Korea, Japan, and Singapore. DTRA also has liaisons with all of the U.S. military’s Combatant Commands, the National Guard Bureau, the FBI and other U.S. government interagency partners.
[Book #73940]
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Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe. Graham Allison.
New York: Times Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2004. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. [8], 263, [1] pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. DJ has slight wear, soiling Ink notation on fep. Graham Tillett Allison, Jr. (born 23 March 1940) is an American political scientist and professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He is renowned for his contribution in the late 1960s and early 1970s to the bureaucratic analysis of decision making, especially during times of crisis. His book Remaking Foreign Policy: The Organizational Connection, co-written with Peter Szanton, was published in 1976 and had some influence on the foreign policy of the administration of President Jimmy Carter which took office in early 1977. Since the 1970s, Allison has also been a leading analyst of U.S. national security and defense policy, with a special interest in nuclear weapons and terrorism. Allison has been heavily involved in U.S. defense policy since working as an advisor and consultant to the Pentagon in the 1960s. He has been a member of the Secretary of Defense's Defense Policy Board from 1985. He was a special advisor to the Secretary of Defense (1985–87) and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy and Plans (1993–1994), where he coordinated strategy and policy towards the states of the former Soviet Union. President Bill Clinton awarded Allison the Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, for "reshaping relations with Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan to reduce the former Soviet nuclear arsenal."
[Book #64588]
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Avoiding Nuclear Anarchy; Containing the Threat of Loose Russian Nuclear Weapons and Fissile Material. Graham T. Allison, Owen R. Cote, Jr., Richard A. Falkenrath, Steven E. Miller.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1996. Second Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. viii, [2], 295, [7] pages. Footnotes. Map. Tables. Figures. This is Center for Science and International Affairs (CSIA) Studies in International Security No. 12. Organizational stamp and ink notation at bottom of title page. The fate of the nuclear arsenal left behind by the Soviet Union has been a central research focus at the CSIA since 1991. As the Soviet Union began to slide toward dissolution at the waning months of 1991, CSIA undertook a comprehensive analysis of the nuclear challenges that would attend the collapse of the Soviet state. The present volume addresses the largest remaining challenge associated with the Soviet nuclear legacy: the security of the nuclear weapons and nuclear materials now largely consolidated within Russia.
[Book #75342]
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Cooperative Denuclearization: From Pledges to Deeds. Graham Allison, Ashton B. Carter, Steven E. Miller, Philip Zelikow, eds.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1993. First? Edition. First? Printing. 293, wraps, tables, covers somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #47188]
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Protection and Management of Plutonium; American Nuclear Society Special Panel Report. American Nuclear Society.
La Grange Park, IL: 1995. Wraps. vii, [1], 86 pages. Footnotes. Institution stamp on title page with date in ink. Among the members of the Special Panel were: Glen Seaborg, Harold Bengelsdorf, Harold Agnew, Alexander Haig, Bertrand Goldschmidt, and Rudolph Rometsch. Laid in is a related item (11 pages and business card) of the key conclusions and recommendations and other information. The American Nuclear Society (ANS) established an independent and prestigious panel to publish a report regarding the protection and management of civil and excess weapons plutonium. In terms of approach, ANS focused on several short- and long-term issues. The short-term focus was on the disposition of excess weapons plutonium, while the longer-range issue concerned the disposition of the plutonium being produced in the civil nuclear fuel cycle. The report contains recommendations that the members believed to be vital to US plutonium management policy, it also was intended to serve as a tool for further use.
[Book #74849]
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Symposium on Engineering with Nuclear Explosives, January 14-16, 1970, Las Vegas, Nevada; Proceedings, CONF-700101, Nuclear Explosions - Peaceful Applications (TID-4500). American Nuclear Society.
1970. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 2 volumes. Volume 1, x 858, [2] pages and Volume 2, vi, 859-1785, [5] pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Formulae. References. Binding added, proceeding soft covers present. Cover has some wear and soiling. Sponsored by the American Nuclear Society in cooperation with the Atomic Energy Commission. Related to the Plowshare program. In structuring the technical presentations, contributions of the broadest interest were placed at the beginning, thus forming a common base of current information and applied science understanding developed in support of Plowshare technology. Sessions of specialty or pertaining to specific areas of application and engineering follow logically in the program. Name of previous owner, Jerry R. Kline, present on fep of each volume. This is believed to be the Jerry Kline who served at the Puerto Rico Nuclear Center (1965-68), Argonne National Laboratories (1968-1973) and with the Atomic Energy Commission and as an Administrative Judge on the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board.
[Book #74392]
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International Legal Materials, Volume IV, 1965. American Society of International Law.
Washington, DC: Am Soc of International Law, 1965. 28 cm, 1225, bimonthly issues in library binding, usual library markings.
[Book #29704]
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Outsider in the Senate: Senator Clinton Anderson's Memoirs. Clinton Presba Anderson, Milton Viorst.
New York: World Pub. Co, 1970. First Printing. Hardcover. 22 cm, 328 pages, illus., some yellow highlighting in text, impression of former owner's stamp on flyleaf. DJ discolored & some wear at edges. Milton Viorst (born 1930) is an American journalistt. He studied history at Rutgers University. In 1951, he was a Fulbright scholar in France. He returned and attendedHarvard University and Columbia University, where he graduated in 1956 in journalism. From 1956 to 1993, His writing landed him on the master list of Nixon political opponents. In the early 1980s, he grew interested in Middle Eastern policy and became a specialist in this field.
[Book #19660]
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Emerging Missions Performed at the Y-12 National Security Complex Support the Nuclear Security Enterprise; Stakeholders' Report 2010 Y/NSP-762, YGG 10-385. LLC B&W Technical Services Y-12.
Oak Ridge, TN: B&W Technical Services Y-12, LLC, 2010. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 20 pages, plus covers. Illustrations (color). Map. Format is approximately 7 inches by 10 inches. The Y-12 National Security Complex is a United States Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration facility located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. It was built as part of the Manhattan Project for the purpose of enriching uranium for the first atomic bombs. It is considered the birthplace of the atomic bomb. In the years after World War II, it has been operated as a manufacturing facility for nuclear weapons components and related defense purposes.
[Book #76197]
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The United States and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons. William B. Bader.
New York: Pegasus, 1968. First? Edition. First? Printing. 20 cm, 176, notes, appendices, bibliography, index, boards somewhat worn/soiled, some spine fading, compliments card laid in.
[Book #51481]
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The United States and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons. William B. Bader.
New York: Pegasus, 1968. First? Edition. First? Printing. 20 cm, 176, notes, appendices, bibliography, index, name stamped on front flyleaf and edges, DJ soiled and small edge tears.
[Book #51482]
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The United States and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons. William B. Bader.
New York: Pegasus, 1968. First? Edition. First? Printing. 20 cm, 176, notes, appendices, bibliography, index, small stains to edges, DJ somewhat soiled and stained: small edge chips.
[Book #55487]
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Doomsday Weapons in the Hands of Many: The Arms Control Challenge of the '90s. Kathleen C. Bailey.
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, c1991. First Printing. 24 cm, 158, bibliography, index, sticker residue at bottom of DJ spine.
[Book #34460]
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Weapons of Mass Destruction: Costs Versus Benefits. Kathleen C. Bailey.
New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 1994. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 147, wraps, illus., references, pencil erasure on title page.
[Book #34864]
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The Gaia Peace Atlas. Frank Barnaby.
New York: Doubleday, c1988. First Edition. 30 cm, 271, illus. (some color), minor wear and scuffing to DJ, pencil erasure on title page. Foreword by Javier Perez de Cuellar.
[Book #26721]
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Testing Times; The Global Stake in a Nuclear Test Ban. Praful Bidwai, Achin Vanaik.
Uppsala, Sweden: Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, 1996. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 71, [1] pages. Boxes. This report is the second in a series of occasional papers published by the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Title page has crease. Bidwai was also veteran peace activist. He helped found the Movement in India for Nuclear Disarmament (MIND), based in New Delhi, was a member of the International Network of Engineers and Scientists against Proliferation, and was one of the leaders of the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace, India. Along with Achin Vanaik, Bidwai was the author of Testing Times. In 2000, Bidwai and Vanaik were awarded the Sean McBride International Peace Prize by the International Peace Bureau in recognition of their work opposing nuclear weapons development in South Asia.
[Book #74946]
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Proliferation and Nonproliferation in Ukraine: Implications for European and U.S. Security. Stephen Blank.
Carlisle Barracks, PA: U.S. Army War College, 1994. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 37, wraps, references, covers slightly worn and soiled, pencil erasure on title page. Foreword by John W. Mountcastle.
[Book #37411]
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Russia, Ukraine and European Security. Stephen Blank.
Carlisle Barracks, PA: U.S. Army War College, [1993]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 33, wraps, references. Foreword by John W. Mountcastle.
[Book #37404]
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Russia and Arms Control: Are There Opportunities for the Obama Administration? Stephen J. Blank.
Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute U. S. Army War College, 2009. Presumed first edition/first printing. Wraps. xii, 173, [3] p. Endnotes.
[Book #71365]
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Russian Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future. Stephen J. Blank, ed.
Carlisle, PA: U.S. Army War College, 2011. 511, wraps, chapter endnotes, figures, very slight wear to cover edges.
[Book #56895]
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Escalation and the Nuclear Option. Bernard Brodie.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1966. 161, footnotes, appendix, index, corners of a few pages bent, bookplate.
[Book #54402]
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