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Title Weapons of mass destruction [electronic resource] / Michael Logan, book editor.
Publication Info. Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale, c2006.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-203) and index.
Contents 1. Weapons of mass destruction : the most serious threat to global security? -- Weapons of mass destruction threaten the United States and Western democracy / Charles Krauthammer -- Nuclear terrorism is a serious threat to the United States / Graham Allison -- North Korean weapons of mass destruction are a threat to global security / Nicholas Eberstadt -- Al Qaeda is likely to use weapons of mass destruction / Robert Wesley -- Small arms are a greater global threat than weapons of mass destruction / Raenette Taljaard -- American aggression is a greater global threat than weapons of mass destruction / Mike Whitney -- Terrorists are not likely to use weapons of mass destruction / Shawn Choy -- 2. How can the U.S. protect itself against weapons of mass destruction? -- A missile defense system will protect America / Baker Spring -- A missile defense system will not protect America / Charles V. Peña -- Censoring scientific work will help fight bioterrorism / Jeremy Marwell -- A healthy public infrastructure is the best defense against bioterrorism / Naomi Klein -- The United States should hold foreign nations accountable for nuclear terrorism / Michael A. Levi -- 3. Was Iraq a weapons of mass destruction threat? -- Iraq had weapons of mass destruction / Kenneth R. Timmerman -- Iraq moved its weapons of mass destruction in response to the U.S. invasion / Christopher Hitchens -- Saddam Hussein was lraq's weapon of mass destruction / Victor Davis Hanson -- Iraq did not possess weapons of mass destruction / World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board -- Iraq never trained al Qaeda to use weapons of mass destruction / Robert Scheer -- The U.S. government misled the public about Iraq's nuclear threat / Jason Leopold -- 4. Can the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction be stopped? -- U.S. diplomacy can halt nuclear proliferation and nuclear terrorism / Thomas Graham Jr. -- An international trade monitoring agency could intercept weapons of mass destruction / Geoffiey Forden -- The United states is winning the war against weapons of mass destruction proliferation / John R. Bolton -- The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction cannot be reversed / Steven LaTulippe -- Nuclear proliferation will continue as nations try to acquire deterrence capabilities / Mirza Aslam Beg -- The United States believes bioweapons proliferation is unstoppable / Mark Wheelis, Malcolm Dando -- Organizations to contact.
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Subject Weapons of mass destruction.
National security -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Added Author Logan, Michael, 1956-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 0737727853 (lib. hardcover : alk. paper)
9780737727852 (lib. hardcover : alk. paper)
0737727861 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780737727869 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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