Rogue States and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
By (author) Derek D. Smith
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Deterring America by Derek D. Smith
Book DescriptionFaced with America's military superiority, many countries are turning to weapons of mass destruction (WMD) as a means to deter United States intervention. However, the events of September 11 awakened America to a degree of vulnerability it had never experienced before, making it increasingly unwilling to tolerate such weapons in the hands of unstable and unpredictable regimes. Through theoretical, historical, and prescriptive lenses, this book explores the modern security dilemma created by the twin fears of American encroachment and vulnerability which form a vicious cycle of insecurity that challenges traditional notions of deterrence. Using Iraq and North Korea as case studies, Smith argues that the United States may need to re-evaluate its foreign policy strategies against WMD proliferation, giving renewed attention to defensive measures, negotiated disarmament, interdiction, and perhaps preemption.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521864657
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Examines US foreign policy toward rogue states armed with weapons of mass destruction.
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Author Biography - Derek D. Smith
Derek Smith is currently studying at Yale Law School. He received an A.B. in Government from Harvard University and a D.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University as a Keasbey Scholar. He has written articles on nonproliferation issues for Security Studies, National Security Studies Quarterly, and the Korean Journal of Defense Analysis and has taught international security courses at Oxford and Yale.
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