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- DescriptionIn the aftermath of 9/11, the potential terror of weapons of mass destruction- from nuclear, biological, and chemical to dirty bombs-preoccupies national security experts. In Chemical Warfare, Frederic J. Brown, presents a cogent, invative framework for understanding the historical forces that have restrained the use of WMD and how they continue to have relevance today. Analyzing both world wars, he argues that the restraints on use were complex and often unpredictable and ranged from the political to the techlogical.
- Author BiographyLieutenant General Frederic J. Brown retired from the U.S. Army in 1989. He commanded army units at every level in the United States, Germany, and Vietnam and ultimately became Chief of Armor and Cavalry. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the International Institute of Strategic Studies, he is the author of two books and numerous articles on the modernization of the U.S. Army. Jeanne Guillemin is a professor of sociology at Boston College and a senior fellow at the MIT Security Studies Program. She is the author of Biological Weapons: From the Invention of State-Sponsored Programs to Contemporary Bioterrorism.
- Author(s)Frederic J. Brown
- PublisherTransaction Publishers
- Date of Publication01/10/2005
- SubjectMilitary History
- Place of PublicationSomerset, NJ
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTransaction Publishers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight574 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Introduction byJeanne Guillemin
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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