This book provides an introduction to political and strategic aspects of nuclear weaponry. It offers an accessible overview of the concept of nuclear weapons, outlines how thinking about these weapons has developed and considers how nuclear threats can continue to be managed in the future.
Chapter 8: Nuclear Weapons and New Global Actors
Nuclear Weapons and New Global Actors
- Illicit nuclear trade and the A.Q. Khan network
- Nuclear terrorism
- How could terrorists acquire a bomb? How might terrorists use a bomb?
- Securing against nuclear terrorism
- Key points and guide to further reading and resources
The possibility that a non-state actor or terrorist group could acquire a working nuclear weapon ...