TERRORIST ATTACKS AND NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION
Strategies for Overlapping Dangers

DEMETRIOS JAMES CARALEY AND LOREN MORALES KANDO, EDITORS

2007 · 296 pages
ISBN13: 978-1-884853-06-7
ISBN10: 1-884853-06-4

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

This book examines strategies to combat terrorism and counter nuclear proliferation, and discusses related moral, ethical, and constitutional consequences.  It is a sequel to two volumes previously published by the Academy of Political Science: September 11, Terrorist Attacks, and U.S. Foreign Policy and American Hegemony: Preventive War, Iraq, and Imposing Democracy. The purpose of this latest book is to bring within one volume essays that examine the continued threat of terrorist attacks, the proliferation of nuclear capacity, and, worst of all, the possibility of a nuclear weapon coming into the hands of and being used by these terrorists.  There are also chapters that look at the ethical, moral, and constitutional repercussions that have come from fighting these threats.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I: INTRODUCTION

Overview
Walter LaFeber

Why the Doctrine of American Hegemony Cannot Be Sustained
Robert Jervis

PART II: TERRORIST ATTACKS                               

The Rationality of Radical Islam
Quintan Wiktorowicz and Karl Kaltenthaler

Deterring Nonstate WMD Attacks
David P. Auerswald

The Fight Against Terrorist Financing
Anne L. Clunan

PART III: NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION

After Saddam: Regional Insecurity, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Proliferation Pressures in Postwar Iraq
Andrew Flibbert

The Debate over Nuclear North Korea
Victor D. Cha and David C. Kang

Iran's Nuclear Program: Motivations, Options, Consequences
Jim Walsh

PART IV: MORAL, ETHICAL, AND CONSTITUTIONAL REPERCUSSIONS

Killing Civilians Intentionally: Double Effect, Reprisal, and Necessity in the Middle East
Michael L. Gross

Tragic Choices in the War on Terrorism: Should We Try to Regulate and Control Torture?
Jerome Slater

The Detention and Trial of Enemy Combatants: A Drama in Three Branches
Michael C. Dorf

PART V: CONCLUSIONS

Do Counterproliferation and Counterterrorism Go Together?
Daniel Byman

About PSQ's Editor

Demetrios James Caraley

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