5 edition of Countering Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series / NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics) found in the catalog.
May 16, 2006
Written in English
|Contributions||Samuel Apikyan (Editor), David Diamond (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||286|
Radiological versus Nuclear Weapons There is a tendency to confuse nuclear and radiological weapons when, in fact, the differences, as explained below, are profound. Nuclear weapons In a nuclear weapon, energy is produced via the fission of uranium or plutonium atoms, in . Counter-terrorism (also spelled counterterrorism), also known as antiterrorism, incorporates the practice, military tactics, techniques, and strategy that government, military, law enforcement, business, and intelligence agencies use to combat or prevent terrorism. Counter-terrorism strategy is a government's plan to use the instruments of national power to neutralize terrorists, their.
The second radiological threat is possible attack or sabotage of a nuclear facility such as a nuclear power plant or nuclear waste storage. The radiological terrorism threats are more likely to occur due to the relatively larger number of commercially used radioactive materials and hundreds of nuclear facilities worldwide, but the consequences. Combating Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism was one of four reports developed out of the four working groups, each consisting of more than 20 federal, states, local, and private-sector officials. A senior advisory group composed of senators, representatives, governors, and former military and government officials.
Nuclear Terrorism: Threat and Response. By Jeffrey T. Richelson. The issue of how concerned American citizens and the United States government should be with the threat of nuclear terrorism has been the subject of vigorous debate in the almost eleven years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, large scale radiation release caused by nuclear terrorism or accident. Compounding obvious complexities, the effectiveness of first and early responders to a radiological emergency may also be hampered by an insufficient distribution of radiation detection and.
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Explores the technology needs and underlying scientific challenges to reducing the threat of nuclear/radiological terrorism. This book also illustrates how resulting technologies are used in national programs of different countries, and outlines the role of legal, policy and institutional frameworks in countering nuclear/radiological terrorism.
In recognition that no single country possesses all the answers to the critical scientific, institutional and legal questions associated with combating nuclear and radiological terrorism, the Workshop and these proceedings were structured to promote wide-ranging, multi-national exploration of.
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Countering Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism, Yerevan, Armenia, October Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. The nuclear crisis in Fukushima and growing threats of nuclear terrorism must serve as a wake-up call, prompting greater action to prepare ourselves for nuclear and radiological disasters.
One key outcome of this book is a better understanding of the independent contributions from across the international community of the scientific and technological components and the legal, policy and institutional components to combating nuclear/radiological terrorism. The book can serve as a tool for communicating the outcomes of the workshop.
Suggested Citation:"Other Dimensions of Radiological Terrorism."National Research Council. Countering Urban Terrorism in Russia and the United States: Proceedings of a solstemcell.comgton, DC: The National Academies Press.
doi: / Countering Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism by Samuel A. Apikyan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Responses to nuclear and radiological attacks are governed by the Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan, 12 which establishes authorities and procedures for responding to “peacetime” radiological emergencies such as accidents at nuclear power plants.
This plan devotes only three paragraphs to radiological sabotage and terrorism. Countering Nuclear and Radiological Materials Illicit Trafficking Through Maritime Security Initiatives: Paper Tiger or Concrete Solution. Book: Nuclear Weapons and Existential Threats: Insights from a Comparative Analysis of Nuclear-Armed States terrorism and radiological/nuclear (RN) smuggling: CBRN terrorism by non-state actors.
Countering Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism (Nato Security through Science Series B:) [Samuel Apikyan, David Diamond] on solstemcell.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sinc the dissolution of the Soviet Union the nuclear threats facing the world are complex and constantly solstemcell.com volume is structured to promote wide-rangingAuthor: Samuel Apikyan.
Mar 02, · In summary, the book aims to extend the societal and political debate about the threat of nuclear terrorism. This book will be of much interest to students of nuclear proliferation, nuclear governance, terrorism studies, international organizations, and security studies in solstemcell.com Edition: 1st Edition.
Oct 24, · Designing strategies for preventing nuclear and radiological terrorism thus requires finding different admixtures of the three broad approaches, each appropriate to different weapons solstemcell.com: Michael A.
Levi. Countering Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microfilming, No part of this work may be reproduced, stored in a. Gary Ackerman provides a clear-headed assessment of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism.
In an age of mass casualty terrorism, the use of CBRN weapons by terrorists poses sobering questions which can be easily inflamed and inflated in public imaginations. Ackerman, however, provides a sensible and informed assessment of the threat and challenges here.
DOI link for Nuclear Terrorism. Nuclear Terrorism book. Countering the Threat. Nuclear Terrorism. DOI link for Nuclear Terrorism. Nuclear Terrorism book. Countering the Threat. While radiological materials in general are far more abundant than the fissile variety, nuclear facilities also often store large amounts of highly radioactive Author: Gary Ackerman, James Halverson.
Buy Countering Nuclear and Radiological Threats Symposium on solstemcell.com FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Mar 03, · Nuclear Terrorism: Countering the Threat Edited by Brecht Volders and Tom Sauer Routledge, pages About the Book This volume aims to improve understanding of nuclear security and the prevention.
Nuclear Terrorism Countering the Threat, 1st Edition. Edited by Brecht Volders the book aims to extend the societal and political debate about the threat of nuclear terrorism.
This book will be of much interest to students of nuclear proliferation, nuclear governance, terrorism studies, international organizations, and security studies in. Presentation to Countering Nuclear and Radiological Threats Symposium May 15, Defense-in-Depth in Understanding and Countering Nuclear and Radiological Chain of Causation for Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism 1.
Terrorists must be motivated to. Mar 30, · February 16, A new book on nuclear terrorism has been published by Routledge Publishing. Miles Pomper of the Washington office of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, in collaboration with Aaron Gluck, authored a chapter on, “Promoting alternatives to high-risk radiological sources.” This volume aims to improve understanding of nuclear security and the.
This book presents the results of the workshop “Response to Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism”, organized by the NATO Center of Excellence - Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT) in Ankara, Turkey, Januaryunder the sponsorship of the Science for Peace and Security Programme."Robert Litwak's Deterring Nuclear Terrorism is a timely and important contribution to the study of both counterterrorism and non-proliferation.
It provides a salutary reminder of the potentially catastrophic consequences of irresponsible nuclear-armed states making common cause with exceedingly violent non-state entities.Nuclear Terrorism. Countering the Threat.
A terrorist attack using nuclear or radiological materials is a low-probability event, but if executed, would lead to unprecedented socio-economic Author: Tom Sauer.