Malcolm M. Craig's America, Britain and Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Programme, PDF

By Malcolm M. Craig

ISBN-10: 3319518798

ISBN-13: 9783319518794

This e-book analyses US and united kingdom efforts to close down Pakistan’s nuclear programme within the Nineteen Seventies, among the catalytic Indian nuclear attempt of may perhaps 1974 and the decline of sustained non-proliferation job from mid-1979 onwards. it's a story of cooperation among Washington and London, but additionally a narrative of divisions and disputes. The brutal financial realities of the last decade, globalisation, and wider geopolitical demanding situations all advanced this dating. coverage and motion have been additionally stricken by adjustments somewhere else on the earth. Iran’s 1979 revolution introduced a brand new kind of political Islamic radicalism to prominence. The fears engendered via the Ayatollah and his fans, coupled to the blustering rhetoric of Pakistani leaders, gave upward push to the ‘Islamic bomb’, a nuclear weapon supposedly created by way of Pakistan to be shared among the Muslim ummah. This examine hence combines cultural, diplomatic, financial, and political heritage to supply a rigorous, deeply researched account of a serious second in nuclear history.

 

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