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Nuclear weapons a very short introduction by joseph m siracusa based on the analysis in nuclear weapons, do you believe that a nuclear-armed iran would cause the spread of nuclear weapons in the middle east and around the world and a weakening of the global. The history and politics of the bomb are explained: from the technology of nuclear weapons, to the revolutionary implications of the h-bomb, and the politics of nuclear deterrence the issues are set against a backdrop of the changing international landscape, from the early days of development through the cold war. Introduction despite the fear of nuclear disasters and proliferation of nuclear weapons, the 435 nuclear power reactors around the world produce approximately 16 percent of the world’s electricity and 19 percent of electricity in the united states (wit, 2013. Understanding nuclear weapon risks john borrie, tim caughley and wilfred wan kingdom prior to joining unidir, borrie worked on weapons issues at the international committee of the red cross biological, radiological and nuclear weapons unal worked in the strategic analysis branch at nato allied command and transformation, taught.