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Once terrorists obtain a nuclear weapon it would be very difficult to prevent them from using it.
I am an emergency room RN and saw one of my patients reading this book so intently we could hardly get him to put it down for an x-ray.
Now it is up to the rest of us to help create the climate wherein the solution he proposes can be implemented.
I remember exactly where I was when I heard the original NPR broadcast interview with author Graham Allison back when "the Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe" was first released. Read morePublished 4 months ago by CharlesB
As we race toward disengagement from Afghanistan, believing so strongly in our anti war religion, we ought to take a clear eyed look at the people that are about to come into... Read morePublished on March 3, 2011 by James Bishop
By concentrating on the key vulnerabilities, Mr. Graham does a wonderful job of framing a difficult issue, which has largely been considered "unthinkable" and ignored by... Read morePublished on May 15, 2009 by B. Rosen
Graham Allison's nuclear terrorism prevention strategy is a perceptive and tough look at a nagging problem of grave national importance. Read morePublished on December 12, 2008 by Thomas W. Sulcer
Nuclear terrorism, according to Warren Buffet, who should be adept in evaluating the probability of future events. He goes on to say, "It will happen. Read more
During the Cold War from the 1950s until the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Union, we faced adversaries (including China) that could with impunity launch ICBMs and airborne... Read morePublished on October 19, 2008 by Matthew Schor
One of the best books on the subject. Without a lot of hype and drama, the author captures the danges from this threat. Read morePublished on June 6, 2008 by Thomas W. Spoehr
We were surprised by 9/11 even though we should not have been. Let's not be surprised by a nuclear version that wipes an American (or Russian, or Israeli) city off the map -- and... Read morePublished on May 8, 2008 by MARTIN HELLMAN
I always approach books like this with skepticism: What's the author's agenda? Of course, everyone has an agenda, everyone leans left or right to some extent, but Graham Allison... Read morePublished on October 25, 2007 by Edward Burton