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The Nuclear Terrorist: His Financial Backers and Political Patrons in the US and Abroad

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The threat of nuclear terrorism and weapons of mass destruction has never been greater, yet, as this devastating exposé makes clear, America's leaders, including the last two Presidential administrations, have been shockingly lax and often chillingly reckless when it comes to protecting the United States—and the world—from the spreading threat of nuclear proliferation and ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published April 8th 2014 by Forge Books (first published March 11th 2014)
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Wendy
Jul 25, 2014 Wendy rated it really liked it
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Robert Gleason's "The Nuclear Terrorist" which I won through Goodreads Giveaways is a chilling, factually- based picture of the mismanagement of nuclear facilities, the threat of nuclear proliferation and the danger of nuclear terrorism in America. With stark clarity and multiple resources to back up his argument Robert Gleason focuses on issues related to the exorbitant cost of building new reactors, the reprocessing and storage of spent fuel, liability in the event of a catastrophic incident, ...more
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Apr 23, 2014 Scott Oney rated it really liked it
Disclaimer: I received this book as part of a Goodreads first reads giveaway.

This book is a doomsday book of epic proportions. It does a good job of telling how relatively easy it would be for terrorist to wreak havoc. It also points out some of the problems facing the conventional nuclear power industry such as the inability to dispose of nuclear waste. And we need not look further than Chernobyl or Fukushima to know what even natural or human errors can do.

The book points out all the problems
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Donald Rumsfield is quite the fuck.
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