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A Nuclear Weapons-Free World?, Britain, Trident and the Challenges Ahead, by Nick Ritchie

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A Nuclear Weapons-Free World?, Britain, Trident and the Challenges Ahead, by Nick Ritchie
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eng
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
A Nuclear Weapons-Free World?
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
819421434
Responsibility statement
by Nick Ritchie
Series statement
Global Issues
Sub title
Britain, Trident and the Challenges Ahead
Summary
President Obama and the UK Labour and Coalition governments have all backed the renewed momentum for serious progress towards a world free of nuclear weapons, whilst the UK finds itself embarked on a controversial and expensive programme to renew its Trident nuclear weapons system. What does the UK process tell about the prospects for disarmament?
Table Of Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I Context; 1 British Nuclear Weapons after the Cold War; 2 Reykjavik Revisited; 3 Trident Renewal; Part II Enablers; 4 Deterrence; 5 Identity; 6 A Very Special Nuclear Relationship; 7 The Submarine-Building Industry; Part III Resistances; 8 Nuclear Disarmament; 9 Cost; 10 Options; 11 Towards a Nuclear Weapons-Free World; Notes; Index
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