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.

Enduring Nuclear Challenges

Enduring Nuclear Challenges
  • The growing demand for civilian nuclear power
  • The command and control of nuclear forces
  • The nuclear taboo and the norm of non-use
  • Key points and guide to further reading and resources

If we are to continue to avoid the catastrophic possibility of nuclear use, then we must be fully cognizant of the key challenges that lie ahead. Evidence suggests that our nuclear past is characterised at least as much ...

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