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The future of biological disarmament

Nicholas Roger Alan Sims

The future of biological disarmament

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon Oxon, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological arms control

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    StatementNicholas A. Sims.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5865.B56 S56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22671520M
    ISBN 109780415475808, 9780203878828
    LC Control Number2008045130

    Biological Warfare and Disarmament takes an original look at the problem of biological warfare and the challenge of achieving biological disarmament. Approaches to the issue have been overwhelmingly dominated by a Western-and particularly U.S.-perspective that reduces the question to the spread of these weapons among non-Western countries and.


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An ambitious account of failures to end the arms race and possible future approaches, written by a participant in the Geneva Disarmament Committee negotiations, a leading Swedish governmental and educational figure. Adopting a nonaligned tone, Myrdal holds ""the superpowers"" equally responsible for the dangers of nuclear war, though she asserts finally .Historical Dictionary of Arms Control and Disarmament also provides information that is comprehensible to all readers.

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