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The challenge of nuclear terror

Sitakanta Mishra

The challenge of nuclear terror

by Sitakanta Mishra

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Published by K.W. Publishers in association with Centre for Air Power Studies in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSitakanta Mishra.
ContributionsCentre for Air Power Studies (New Delhi, India)
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22654104M
ISBN 108187966904
ISBN 109788187966906
LC Control Number2008335494
OCLC/WorldCa262737704

  October By Kenneth C. Brill and John H. Berhard Lack of knowledge is not an impediment to nuclear terrorism. Lack of nuclear material is. Information on how to manipulate nuclear material to produce an explosive device—an improvised nuclear device, which would produce a nuclear explosion and a mushroom cloud, or a radiation-dispersal device, which would spread dangerous . Washington, D.C., September 7, – Eleven years after the terrorist attacks of Septem , how concerned Americans should be over threats of nuclear terrorism remains a subject of vigorous sified documents have confirmed that the U.S. (and other) governments have anticipated the possibility of a terrorist nuclear incident at such high-profile events as the

To answer this question, I devoted more than two years while at CNS writing the book The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism with William Potter, Amy Sands, Leonard Spector, and Fred Wehling. Nuclear terrorism refers to any person or persons who detonate a nuclear weapon as an act of terrorism (meaning illegal or immoral use of violence for a political or religious cause). Some definitions of nuclear terrorism include the sabotage of a nuclear facility and/or the detonation of a radiological device, colloquially termed a dirty bomb, but consensus is lacking.

The face of nuclear terror has changed since the Cold War, but disaster-medicine expert Irwin Redlener reminds us the threat is still real. He looks at some of history’s farcical countermeasures and offers practical advice on how to survive an attack. Back to Conferences & Events. The text explains the unique aspects needed in the design and implementation of materials for use in demanding nuclear settings. In addition to material properties and their interaction with radiation the book covers a range of topics including reactor design, fuels, fusion, future technologies and lessons learned from past incidents.


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The challenge of nuclear terror by Sitakanta Mishra Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is a challenge to our will, our conviction, and our courage, but not to our technical capacity". The first part of the book deals with the nature of the threat. Key points include the following: * Numerous terrorist groups have the motive and capacity to seek out nuclear weapons/5(46).

Book Description This book examines the prospects and challenges of a global phase-out of highly enriched uranium—and the risks of this material otherwise being used by terrorists to make atom bombs.

Terrorist groups, such as Al Qaeda, have demonstrated repeatedly that they seek to acquire nuclear weapons. This book is about the possibilities of nuclear attacks by terrorist organizations which in theory could put even the attacks on the World Trade Center in the shade.

According to this book it /5. Nuc terrorism is an emerging challenge for the world incl India and hence all measures to prevent the same need to be examined and revamped. Credentials of Author 2. It has been more than 13 years since the publication of Nuclear Terrorism: the Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe, which sounded the alarm about the clear and present danger of nuclear terrorism.

The book made the case for two seemingly contradictory propositions: first, on the current path, nuclear terrorism is inevitable; second, nuclear terrorism is preventable by an agenda of actions that are feasible and affordable.

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"The Nuclear Bible" is a book written by David Chase Taylor which was responsible for foiling the Super Bowl XLV nuclear terror attack in Dallas, Texas, on February 6, Nuclear Terror Books.

Challenges include: (1) how to secure the materials; (2) how to detect, especially at a distance; (3) how to render a potential device harmless; (4) emergency response, cleanup, and public communication after a nuclear explosion; and (5) determining who did it. Nuclear Terrorism Overview.

Published Photo: IAEA. Of all the terrorist threats facing the United States and the world, perhaps the gravest is the possibility of terrorists constructing or obtaining a nuclear weapon and detonating it in a city. If a terrorist group exploded just one nuclear weapon, hundreds of thousands of people could die.

Chapter 6 provides a detailed description of the global anti nuclear terror activities conducted by the IAEA, including a survey of all the guidelines published by the organization dealing with the many different aspects regarding nuclear terrorism. “Graham Allison has produced a book that it is truly alarming about the danger of nuclear terror -- yet optimistic about our prospects if we do all that we could and should.

One only hopes it is read and heeded.” —Richard Haass, president, Council on Foreign Relations. Paper presented by Michael Levi, Korea Military Academy (10/24/03) There is no single solution to the terrifying possibility of nuclear and radiological terrorism.

This volume includes a representative selection of Sidney Drell''s recent writings and speeches (circa to the present) on public policy issues with substantial scientific components. Most of the writings deal with national security, nuclear weapons, and arms control and reflect the authorOCOs personal involvement in such issues dating back to /5(1).

Febru A new book on nuclear terrorism has been published by Routledge Publishing. Miles Pomper of the Washington office of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, in collaboration with Aaron Gluck, authored a chapter on, “Promoting alternatives to high-risk radiological sources.” This volume aims to improve understanding of nuclear security and the.

title = {The logic of nuclear terror}, author = {Kolkowicz, R}, abstractNote = {A group of international contributors explores the ways in which technological and political changes have affected the original concepts of nuclear war and deterrence strategies, and how.

The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weapons book. The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weapons. DOI link for The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weapons. The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weapons book. Edited By David Krieger. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July   Philip Taubman discussed his book, The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb, at a RAND event on June 1, The book offers a clear analysis of the danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented.

Jun 8, Multimedia. Three recent books examine the origins and fallout of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor explosion in At the center of both Higginbotham’s and Plokhy’s books are minute-by-minute reconstructions of the world’s worst nuclear accident and its immediate aftermath.

The more detailed their accounts become, the more the two histories overlap. nuclear weapons states, including the United States. The gravest danger, however, and the one requiring the most ur-gent attention is the possibility that terrorists could obtain highly en-riched uranium (HEU) or plutonium for use in an improvised nuclear device (IND).

This book correctly highlights the priority of securing. Transaction Publishers, Jun 1, History- pages 0Reviews Inseveral world reknowned politicians, ambassadors, academicians, and journalists met at the Jerusalem Conference on.

Sara Z. Kutchesfahani, Ph.D., is a senior policy analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, focusing on nuclear terrorism, and author of the book, “ Politics and the Bomb: The.Here, the principal challenge for terrorists would involve the tradeoff between the quantity of fissile material required for a weapon and the type of weapon that could be built.

That is to say, while a gun-type nuclear weapon would be relatively easy to build, it requires a significant amount of highly enriched uranium; conversely, far less. In Double Jeopardy: Combating Nuclear Terror and Climate Change Daniel B.

Poneman argues that the world needs an “all-of-the-above” energy policy, one that advances the goal of decarbonizing the environment through all available means—including nuclear power.