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Do nuclear weapons pose a serious threat?

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • World politics -- 21st century,
  • United States -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 74-76) and index.

    StatementHelen Cothran, book editor.
    SeriesAt issue, At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
    ContributionsCothran, Helen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU264 .D55 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15567940M
    ISBN 100737721928, 0737721936
    LC Control Number2004042533
    OCLC/WorldCa54529540

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