Global Nuclear Developments

Insights from a Former IAEA Nuclear Inspector

Authors: Ikonomou, Pantelis

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  • Written by a former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear inspector
  • Reveals the technical capabilities, political strategies and motives of nuclear weapon owners
  • Highlights the existing global nuclear threat and the risks it entails for humanity
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Written by a former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear inspector and nuclear security expert, this book provides a comprehensive and authentic overview of current global nuclear developments. The author provides detailed insights into current and past nuclear crises and reveals the technical capabilities, political strategies and motives of nuclear weapon owners. By analyzing the nuclear programs and strategies of various countries, including the USA, Russia, China, Great Britain and France, this book highlights the existing global nuclear threat and the risks it entails for humanity. It also describes the current blockades and suggests possible ways out. Given its scope, the book will appeal to scholars and policymakers interested in gaining new insights into sensitive or complex nuclear programs in various countries.

About the authors

Pantelis F. Ikonomou holds a PhD in Nuclear Physics from the University of Vienna, Austria. He has worked as nuclear researcher, 1967-1979, and as a safeguards inspector for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, and as an expert on combating nuclear terrorism, 1979-2011. He has been trained at most advanced nuclear facilities in the USA, former Soviet Union, UK and France.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Nuclear Developments
Book Subtitle
Insights from a Former IAEA Nuclear Inspector
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-46997-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-46997-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-46996-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 183
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
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