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Apocalypse Never: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World

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Apocalypse Never illuminates why we must abolish nuclear weapons, how we can, and what the world will look like after we do. The twenty-first century has ushered in a world at the atomic edge. The pop culture days of Dr. Strangelove have been replaced by the all-too-real single day of 24. Tad Daley has written a book for the general reader about this most crucial of contem ...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published April 15th 2010 by Rutgers University Press (first published 2010)
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Harrison Wein
Jul 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Daley makes the case for global nuclear disarmament and charts a realistic path for how to get there. That this ambitious, idealistic vision remains grounded in reality is an impressive achievement. What surprised me most in reading this in 2017 is how relevant its arguments remain despite how much the world seems to have changed since its publication in 2010. Daley explains why countries like Iran and North Korea feel they need nuclear weapons as a deterrent, and his arguments still ring true. ...more
Jane
Oct 06, 2010 rated it it was amazing
In the interest of full disclosure, I must say that the author of Apocalypse Never is a long-time friend of mine and I read and commented on several chapters in manuscript. That said, I simply wouldn't have reviewed this book if I did not honestly consider it excellent.

There is no shortage of talk on the news about nuclear terrorism, but the threat of nuclear war is commonly assumed to have gone away with the Cold War. One of the key points of Apocalypse Never is that neglecting this threat is a
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C.B. Brooks
Sep 22, 2012 rated it really liked it
The author argues a compelling, informative case for elimination or severe reduction of nuclear weapons. Nukes are so destructive that they can never be used without a nation becoming an international pariah. Superpowers' current conventional weapons are more than enough to deter and prosecute wars.
You will learn a great deal from this book, but often the oratorical style and numerous rhetorical questions get in the way of the good points.
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