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NCJ Number: 42637 Find in a Library
Title: TERRORISM AND THE NUCLEAR SAFEGAURDS ISSUE
Author(s): B M JENKINS
Corporate Author: Rand Corporation
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Rand Corporation
Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138
Publication Number: P-5611
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: IT IS THEORIZED THAT AS THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY EXPANDS DURING THE NEXT FEW YEARS, IT IS POSSIBLE THERE WILL BE A GROWING NUMBER OF LOW-LEVEL NUCLEAR INCIDENTS, BUT WILL NOT POSE SERIOUS THREATS TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Abstract: IT IS PREDICTED THAT THE SPREAD OF NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY AND GROWTH IN THE NUMBERS OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD WILL INCREASE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOME TYPE OF NUCLEAR ACTION BY TERRORISTS. THE AUTHOR CONSIDERS IT IS BETTER TO ASSUME THIS WILL OCCUR AND TAKE STEPS TO BE PREPARED, WHILE AT THE SAME TIME NOT EXAGGERATING THE THREAT TO THE POINT OF CURTAILING NEEDED NUCLEAR DEVELOPMENT....RCB
Index Term(s): Counter-terrorism tactics; Nuclear terrorism
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