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Smuggling Armageddon: The Nuclear Black Market in the Former Soviet Union and Europe
Smuggling Armageddon looks at one of the most troubling international concerns of the 1990s and beyond: the illegal trade in nuclear materials that has erupted in the Newly-Independent States (NIS) and Europe since the collapse of the former Soviet Union. Rensselaer Lee raises the seldom-asked question of whether such traffic poses a threat of consequence to international ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2000 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 1998)
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Feb 13, 2008 Jonathan rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Military History
This is one of the best books about the nuclear black market that one could read. With in-depth charts and graphs, this book goes into detail about how Russia sold off a large amount of its nuclear stockpile from the Cold War - and how other countries fought to get the best bids. The second half of the book details current events in the nuclear arms race, and how this progression could lead to a worldwide holocaust. In closing, the book details the state of the nuclear black market today, and ho ...more