The New Nuclear Danger

The New Nuclear Danger

George W. Bush's Military-Industrial Complex Revised and Updated

by Helen Caldicott

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 21/10/2004

RRP  $26.95 $26.50
    Please Note: We will source your item through a special order.  Please allow up to 8-14 weeks for delivery.
Though the end of the Cold War was supposed to bring the threat of nuclear war to a close, Helen Caldicott shows that instead, the threat has reappeared in a different form. Her startling book reveals how arms dealers like Lockheed Martin have been able to advance their trade by manipulating and accelerating America's military to its present crisis. This updated edition includes an introduction discussing Bush administration conflicts of interest in the attack on and rebuilding Iraq. The book warns of the incredible dangers inherent in allowing weapons manufacturers to dictate foreign policy. Recounting the history of government collusion with the industry, Caldicott shows how the merging of weapons firms in the 1980's created hugely powerful "death merchant," including Lockheed Martin and others, ready to lobby politicians and manipulate public opinions on behalf of their corporate interests. With fear fueling the American public's willingness to grant the government broad power to wage war, the constant pressure from the weapons manufacturers to use military force, and the destabilization of the Indian subcontinent, the threat of Nuclear War is becoming very real.
Enumerating, as a physician, the medical consequences of such a war, Caldicott demonstrates conclusively that the notion of nuclear survival is a fantasy and that nuclear victory is an oxymoron. The new edition details the costs of operation Iraqi Freedom, the names of companies profiting from the war and the construction and administration of post-war Iraq, their ties to the administration, as well as the destabilizing nuclear situation in North Korea.
ISBN:
9781565848788
9781565848788
Category:
Nuclear weapons
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
21-10-2004
Language:
English
Publisher:
The New Press
Country of origin:
United States
Edition:
2nd Edition
Pages:
352
Dimensions (mm):
207x138x19mm
Weight:
0.38kg

Our US supplier has this title on order. You can place a backorder for this title now and we will ship it to you when it becomes available. 

While we are unable to provide a delivery estimate, most backorders will be delivered within 8-14 weeks. If we are informed by our supplier that the title is no longer available during this time, we will cancel and refund you for this item. Likewise, if no delivery estimate has been provided within 12 weeks, we will contact our supplier for an update. If there is still no delivery estimate we will then cancel the item and provided you with a refund.

If we are able to secure you a copy of the title, our supplier will send it to our Sydney warehouse. Once received we make sure it is in perfect condition and then send it to you via the Australia Post eParcel service, which includes online tracking. You will receive a shipping notice from us when this occurs.

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review The New Nuclear Danger.