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Author Caldicott, Helen.

Title The new nuclear danger : George W. Bush's military-industrial complex / Helen Caldicott.

Imprint New York : New Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  355.0217 C127n 2004    ---  Available
Edition [2004 ed.].
Description L, 302 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note "With a new introduction on the situation in Iraq"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-277) and index.
Summary Caldicott reveals how arms dealers have generated their profits by exploiting and promoting America's current military crisis. Focusing on the Pentagon's resistance to nuclear disarmament, she details the Bush administration's debt to the arms industry, the military's use of America's renewed fear of terrorism, and the danger represented by the country's nuclear arsenal.
Contents The tragedy of wasted opportunities -- The reality of nuclear war -- It's a mad, mad world : nuclear scientists and the Pentagon play with deadly gadgets -- Corporate madness and the death merchants -- Manhattan II -- Star wars : the story of national missile defense systems -- Space : the next American empire -- Nuclear war in the Gulf and Kosovo -- The Lockheed Martin Presidency and the star wars administration.
Subject Nuclear weapons -- United States.
United States -- Military policy.
Arms race -- History -- 21st century.
Nuclear warfare.
World politics -- 21st century.
Military-industrial complex -- United States.
ISBN 1565848780

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