The Threat of Nuclear War in the Post-Cold War World

In this 5 page research paper, the writer describes how much more serious the threat of nuclear war has actually become since the end of the Cold War. It is argued that while the START series of treaties (and others) do indeed present themselves as positive steps towards world peace, securing world safety from the possible threat of nuclear proliferation in countries like Iraq is now an all-important concern. In sum, this paper makes the point that the nuclear threat hasn't been erased-- It has simply changed its form. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Various Weapons of Mass Destruction as a Global Threat

A 10 page paper which defines and examines “nuclear” and “radiological” threats, distinguishing between them and explaining their meanings and implications; discusses political and economic factors that enable nation-states and terrorist groups to acquire nuclear weapons; explores evidence indicating that terrorist groups or individuals can and would use such weapons against the United States, and considers what can be done to prevent WMD attacks or prevent against such attacks, and evaluates the effectiveness of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in this regard. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Poverty and the Nuclear Family Model

This 10 page paper provides an overview of poverty in America and the role played by the nuclear family. Several areas are explored. The paper concludes that the decline of the nuclear family in America is in part responsible for the proliferation of poverty. Other theories of poverty are explored including the Culture of Poverty thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

India And Pakistan: Issues That Have Increased Tension And Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons

29 pages in length. The myriad issues India and Pakistan continue to face that have increased the tension and proliferation of nuclear weapons on the South Asian continent are vast and complex. With nuclear conflict, religious diversity and leadership disharmony heading the long list, other issues just as critical include history, culture and civilization. Is it possible to establish peace between these ever-warring countries, or are history's critical thinkers right when they said that mankind is destined to demolish its own existence? Bibliography lists 28 sources.

Iran's Nuclear Position

A 5 page paper which discusses the position of Iran's nuclear capabilities as it effects the United States. Issues discussed include how this effects the interests of the United States, what dangers it poses to the United States and the world in general, what opportunities exist in relationship to advancing the interests of the United States, and an evaluation of the possible alternatives available to the United States in relationship to Iran's nuclear capabilities. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Use of Economic Sanctions

This 5 page paper considers the role that economic sanctions should play in dealing with human rights abuses, environmental destruction and nuclear proliferation. This paper considers issues like those in Iraq and Cuba as examples of the way economic sanctions can have a positive impact. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Nuclear Weapons: Problems and Solutions

This 6 page paper discusses one problem with nuclear weapons: their proliferation, and ways to solve it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

U.S. Relations with Pakistan and India

This 8 page paper discusses the historical relationships between these three countries as they relate to nuclear proliferation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

History of Russian Nationalism

A 4 page research paper that examines the topic of Russian nationalism from an historical point of view. The writer argues that by examining the history of Russian nationalism, it is possible to gain insight into the continuing role that Russian nationalism has played throughout Russian history and particularly in regards to how it contributed to the fall of the Soviet Union. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Comparison of Nuclear and Ballistic Missiles

5 pages. In a comparison of the national and international efforts to control the proliferation of the two types of military capabilities in the form of nuclear and ballistic missiles, there are several points that will be covered. Discussion is covered over the greatest challenges to control these two types of military capabilities in the future. Further, it is necessary to consider what tools and instruments would be an effective control regime to include. Also, the consequences, both negative and positive, will be considered regarding national security and international stability. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

India / The New Nuclear Power

A 15 page research paper which argues that the recent nuclear tests conducted in both India and Pakistan are seen by these countries as political bargaining chips in a dangerous game of nuclear bluff reminiscent of the cold war between the United States and the former Soviet Union. The writer demonstrates that the current nuclear buildup, which was initiated by India, has more to do with the rise of Hindu nationalism in that country then to any real threats to Indian security. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Nuclear Energy / The Answer for the Future?

A 9 page overview of the status of nuclear energy. Outlines the environmental benefits of nuclear energy as opposed to fossil fuels. Details the differences in contribution of the two power sources to global warming. Outlines the possibilities for safe disposal of nuclear waste. Bibliography lists nine sources.

The Damage of Weapons

This 10 page paper examines the way that weapons technology and development has adversely impacted on the environment and human life. Weapons include nuclear and atomic, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. The papers considers the financial costs as well as environmental and social costs, using examples such as the Hanford Nuclear plant clean-up, anthrax burying by the former Soviet Union and the use of herbicides in Vietnam and Columbia. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Living With Nuclear Or Conventional Weapons

A 5 page paper that asks the question: Would you prefer to live in a world where all states had: nuclear and conventional weapons, only nuclear weapons or only conventional weapons? The writer presents an overview of the arguments presented by Sagan and Waltz in The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Debate. Based on this overview, the writer then discusses the preferred world and why. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

The Benefits of Nuclear Weapons:

This 5 page paper examines the benefits of nuclear weapons and is written as an argument in their defense. This paper bases the argument in support of nuclear weapons on a wide variety of facts relating to the political, economic and environmental benefits of nuclear weapons. Bibliography lists 5 sources.