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Author Preston, Thomas, 1963-

Title From lambs to lions : future security relationships in a world of biological and nuclear weapons / Thomas Preston
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 421 pages) : illustrations
Contents The challenge for small states seeking to be lions rather than lambs -- Nuclear proliferation, deterrence, and evolving security relationships -- Nuclear security relationships : options and constraints on new nuclear states -- Biological proliferation and the future of warfare -- Biological security relationships : options and constraints on new bioweapon states -- The bionuclear security threat : implications and recommendations for policy
Summary While many books discuss how nations can prevent the proliferation of biological and nuclear weapons, this unique and controversial volume begins with the premise that these weapons will certainly multiply despite our desperate desire to slow this process. How worried should we be and what should we do? In From Lambs to Lions, Thomas Preston examines current trends in the proliferation of nuclear and biological weapons capabilities, know-how, and technologies for both state and non-state actors-and then projects these trends over the coming ten to fifteen years to assess how they might impact
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-412) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Asymmetric warfare -- Forecasting.
Biological warfare -- Prevention.
Nuclear nonproliferation -- 21st century.
Nuclear warfare -- Prevention.
Security, International -- Forecasting.
Weapons of mass destruction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0742566307 (electronic bk.)
9780742566309 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Future security relationships in a world of biological and nuclear weapons