By James A. Russell,James J. Wirtz
This edited quantity explores the connection among the accelerating strategy of globalization and the proliferation of guns of Mass Destruction, that's more and more noticeable because the pre-eminent chance to foreign safeguard.
The proliferation of guns of Mass Destruction has normally been noticeable as a functionality of the 'security predicament' within the state-based foreign procedure. however the introduction of the nuclear provide community pieced jointly via the Pakistani scientist A. Q. Khan represented a departure from this version, regarding quite a few agencies in a roundabout way attached to a nation. This quantity assembles a global crew of specialists as a way to verify the connection among proliferation and globalization to envision how modern verbal exchange, transportation and fiscal networks are facilitating or constraining alternate in risky contraband. The e-book finally seeks to figure out even if globalization is essentially changing the character of the proliferation challenge, fairly the probability that guns of Mass Destruction may perhaps fall into the arms of terrorists.
This e-book should be of a lot curiosity to scholars of nuclear proliferation, overseas protection, terrorism and IR in general.
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