Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 November 2009

336 Pages | 10 b/w illus.

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195381368

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Atomic Obsession

Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda

John Mueller

  • Approaches terrorist-fighting national security measures and spending with a critical questioning from which they have largely been immune
  • Analyzes the enormous cost of finding domestic terrorists relative to the threat posed
  • Questions whether the current amount of resources allocated to find terrorists is necessary and appropriate