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International Threat Posed by WMDs »

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 ...
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Post Cold War Nuclear Threat »

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, ...
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U.S. Nuclear Family and Poverty »

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 ...
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Nuclear Weapons and Tensions Between Pakistan and India »

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 ...
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Nuclear Proliferation the U.S., 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.
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Economic Sanctions and How They Are Used »

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 ...
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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.
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National Energy Efficiency Improvement Efforts »

A 7 page discussion of behavioral and technological ways to improve the nation’s energy efficiency. Emphasizes personal action such as reduction in automobile usage. Stresses the importance of the utilization of alternative energy forms such as hydroelectric, nuclear and solar power. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Life in a World With Either Conventional or Nuclear 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: ...
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Nuclear Power and India »

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 ...
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Nuclear Weapons and Their Benefits »

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 ...
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Defending Nuclear Power Facilities »

A 5 page paper essay arguing in favor of nuclear power generation in the US. The bottom line is that as the world’s leading consumer of fossil fuels and electrical power, the US ethically, morally, environmentally and economically should be pursuing only nuclear and hydro power generation at the ...
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Feasible Alternative Represented by Nuclear Energy »

A 10 page paper that begins with an introduction in which the writer comments on the need and desire for inexpensive energy and also explains the Kyoto Protocol. The essay then provides a brief explanation of the general operation of a nuclear power plant, the number of plants in the ...
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Weapons and Their Costs and Damage to Human Life »

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 ...
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Future Answer Found in Nuclear Energy? »

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 ...
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21st Century Western Threat Represented by North Korea »

This 4 page paper looks at the threat that North Korea poses to the west. Several articles are examined which report on North Korea's position in respect to nuclear arms. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nuclear Testing, Pakistan, and India »

A 5 page paper discussing the current issue of nuclear testing as it relates to India and Pakistan. It has been many years since any nuclear testing has been conducted in any part of the world and the recent tensions between India and Pakistan have apparently brought out the 'big ...
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Year 2010 U.S. National Security »

This 5 page paper examines national security in the United States. What it might be in 2010 is discussed. Various topics include airport security, security at nuclear plants and Internet security. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Nuclear Power »

A 4 page paper which examines nuclear power. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Society and Nuclear Proliferation »

An 11 page research paper on the effects of nuclear power in today's society. The writer deals with some of the controversy as well as some of the accidents and misshaps of nuclear reactors, as well as discussing some alternatives and possible solutions. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Nuclearism and America »

5 pages in length. The nuclear world is characterized by the dynamic interaction between nuclearism – the faith in the omnipotent power of the bomb as a source of salvation and nuclear fear – and the fear of explosive forces unleashed by this power. These two images interacted ...
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Nuclear Energy and its Dangers »

This 3 page paper argues that nuclear energy is dangerous after all. Numerous examples of nuclear accidents and problems are provided. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Maintaining or Abolishing Nuclear Weapons »

This 16 page report discusses the issues surrounding the question of whether or not nuclear arms should be maintained in the world. Various arguments are presented on both sides of the debate. Because disarmament is not just an esoteric and theoretical exercise, a number of the questions are presented. The ...
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Safety and Technology as They Relate to Nuclear Power »

8 pages in length. A complete discussion of the technology involved in generating nuclear power, the risks imposed, and the safety measures/ precautions that are taken. Measuring safety and the detrimental impact of radiation resulting from nuclear energy use are primary points covered in this paper. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Nuclear Conflicts and Pakistan and India »

An 11 page paper in which the writer examines the history of the May 1998 nuclear testing by both India and Pakistan. The issue of Kashmir is discussed. The post-Cold War shift in attitudes concerning nuclear testing are explored. Tenative solutions for Kashmir and the United States’ involvement in ...
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Nuclear Power Plants Are Dangerous »

This 9 page paper takes the position that nuclear power plants are too dangerous and such plants should not continue to be built. Safety issues concerning nuclear power plants are discussed. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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Nuclear Position of Iran »

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 ...
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American Soldiers and Impact of Testing Nuclear Weapons »

A 10 page research paper that explores the effects of participating in nuclear testing had on American military personnel. Between 1945 and 1963, as many as 208,000 military personnel participated in the atmospheric testing of nuclear bombs. The writer explores the ramifications of this participation on the health of those ...
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Explaining Iran's Nuclear Position Using Structuralism »

In 2006 it was made clear by the Iranian government that they wanted to pursue nuclear technology. This 4 page paper considers how structuralism could be used to justify the nuclear position adopted by Iran. The bibliography cites 1 source.
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Global Trends from Different Perspectives »

6 pages in length. In looking at the differing viewpoints on global trends as observed by Thomas Friedman and Ignacio Ramonet, we show how each author conceptualizes globalization. Additionally, the ongoing concerns over security and nuclear arms in the post-cold war era will be discussed, as well as the future of nuclear weapons ...
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Article on the Past and Future of Nuclear Energy »

A 3 page review of an article on nuclear energy; its past, and its future. Some of the reasons for our turn to nuclear energy are analyzed as is the fact that we are likely to continue using it more and more in the future. The writer feels that its ...
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BOTSWANA: AN OVERVIEW »

This 5-page paper provides an overview of Botswana and its potential position on nuclear energy power and the Global Nuclear Energy Project (GNEP). Bibliograhy lists 4 sources.
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Storage Problems Involving Nuclear Waste »

A 5 page research paper which examines the problems of storing high-level nuclear waste. The writer demonstrates how the United States still does not have a viable solution for storing HLNW after 50 years of nuclear technology. The current solutions are discussed, and the writer offers a personal thesis on ...
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Ballistic and Nuclear Missiles Compared »

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 ...
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Cost of Nuclear Energy »

A 16 page research paper on nuclear energy and the price that we pay to have it. An historic overview of our decision to implement nuclear power is complemented by a thorough analysis of the worldwide confusion over its "pros" and "cons." While there do indeed exist merits to using ...
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Reluctance to Cease and Desist Dangerous Nuclear Testing »

In their effort to create a bomb that would assure destruction of enemies, the world super powers of this century have created a legacy that could presumably destroy the entire world as we know it. This 7 page essay looks at the specific dangers of nuclear weapons testing and the ...
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Civil Rights and the Government of the United States »

This 3 page paper provides an analysis of the civil rights era, as well as some information about the previous time period from the 1930s on. The government's role in civil rights is discussed. All three branches of the government are noted as being integral to the proliferation ...
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History of the Arpanet »

5 pages in length. Reviews the history of the Arpanet from its beginnings, the problems it has faced and the innovation it has wrought as a forerunner to the Internet. The myth surrounding the Arpanet is that it was devised as a means to survive a nuclear war. ...
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Internet's 'Industrial Revolution' »

Computerization and the emerging information highway is transforming the American economy. Computers are changing the composition and distribution of labor, improving labor efficiency, and creating new markets and new forms of organizations. The advent of the Internet has led to a shift in the market strategy that can ...
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Nuclear Power Plant Radiation Release and Impact Perception »

A 16 page paper presenting a study of whether those in the immediate vicinity of a nuclear power plant feel less safe after the 9/11 terrorist attacks than before. The paper provides a literature review focusing on studies of people in and near the Chernobyl area as well as ...
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Solving the Problem of Hazardous Waste »

A 10 page overview of the problem of hazardous waste and current methodologies for treatment. Emphasizes bioremediation of contamination using bacteria and safe disposal of nuclear wastes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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International Relations in India »

A 6 page paper discussing India in terms of national security affairs research. US relations with India never have been adversarial, though some economic events under previous governments – such as the Indian government’s nationalization of a Coca-Cola factory in the 1970s - have strained relations for a time ...
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North Korea and Theories of Neoliberalism and Neorealism »

A 3 page research paper that examines the theories of neorealism and neoliberalism and then relates neorealism to the situation in North Korea with nuclear armament. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Lifton and Mitchell's Hiroshima in America »

A 5 page paper which examines the book “Hiroshima in America” by Lifton and Mitchell as it concerns the legacy of the nuclear bomb. No additional sources cited.
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Stewart L. Udall's The Myths of August »

his 8 page paper discusses the theses contained in Udall's book, The Myths of August: A Personal Exploration of Our Tragic Cold War Affair With the Atom. Udall charges the United States Government with secrecy, with beginning the Atomic Age and denying any responsibility for the thousands of Americans harmed ...
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Cold War in its Early Days »

A 5 page paper discussing the beginnings of the Cold War. NATO is discussed as well as the necessity for such an organization. A brief respite from the tension is described. Kennedy and Khrushchev were perhaps the greatest players in the Cold War and their involvement is discussed. The Cuban ...
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Self Fulfilling Prophecy of the Cold War »

A 10 page piece that discusses the self-fulfilling prophecy of the Cold War, in that the buildup of arms against the perceived threat to borders and national economic stability, created an atmosphere of fear and annihilation. Or did it? The governments eventually moved onto the ground that there ...
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A Nuclear Iran »

This 4 page paper considers what the U.S. policy might be if Iran becomes a nuclear power. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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North Korea and United States Nuclear Tensions »

A 20 page paper that presents the nuclear tensions between the United States and North Korea, past and present, and how these tensions have created ongoing economic sanctions against North Korea in the present, despite provisions of the Framework Agreement. This paper postulates a stalemate between the two countries and ...
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National Missile Defense Shield and Nuclear Disarmament »

This 12 page report discusses the issue of nuclear disarmament in terms of how it relates to the National Missile Defense Shield and how the failure to truly disarm and the threat of implementing the NMD stand in the way of the United Nations’ ideal of a truly peaceful global society. Bibliography lists 15 ...
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