Thinking about nuclear power in post-Saddam Iraq

Iraqis are debating the desirability of atomic power for their country. U.S. and international policymakers will have to consider Iraqi views as they shape policy to manage the process of an orderly, safe, and peaceful nuclear reintegration of Iraq in the civilian sector while guaranteeing safeguard...

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Author / Creator: Cigar, Norman L.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: [Carlisle, PA] : Strategic Studies Institute, [2010]
Online Access:Available in Gale Academic OneFile.
Available in Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism.
Available in JSTOR All Research Reports.
Available in Gale In Context: Global Issues.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. The terms of reference ; Research sources and methods
  • Lobbying for atomic power. The economic argument ; National pride
  • Nuclear weapons in Iraq's future? Assessing nuclear threats to Iraq ; Assessing other nuclear threats ; The Kurdish viewpoint ; The utility of nuclear weapons ; Marginal dissonant views ; Ethical perspectives ; Environmental considerations
  • Prospects and implications. The near-term trajectory ; Rebuilding an infrastructure
  • Conclusions
  • Recommendations.