Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe

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Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe
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AuthorGraham Allison
SubjectNuclear terrorism
PublisherTimes Books/Henry Holt
Publication date
2004
Pages263 pp.
ISBN978-0-8050-7651-6
OCLC54865179

Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe is a 2004 book by Harvard scholar Graham Allison. Allison explains that terrorists have been striving to acquire and then use nuclear weapons against the United States. During the 2004 U.S. Presidential election, President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry featured the issue of terrorism in their foreign policy platforms, and both said it is the nation's foremost security challenge. Nuclear Terrorism is described as a well-written report for general readers on the terrorist threat and what is needed to reduce it.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Bennett Ramberg (March 1, 2005). "Avoiding the Nuclear Nightmare". Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. pp. 67–68.
  2. ^ Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe