SERIES: Weapons of Mass Destruction
This series focuses on weapons of mass destruction (WMD), discussing all broader issues surrounding nuclear, chemical, radiological, and biological weapons and destruction. Each volume in the series presents varying historical, contemporary, state, non-state, traditional, and non-traditional approaches from both emerging scholars, established academics and those involved in the foreign and security policy domains.

It is evident that despite there being fewer nuclear weapons today than during the Cold War era, the threat of destruction remains paramount. More states in more unstable regions have attained such weapons, terrorists continue to pursue them, and the command and control systems in even the most sophisticated nuclear-armed states remain susceptible not only to system and human error but, increasingly, to cyber-attacks. The failure of armed states to disarm, the inability to prevent new states and non-state actors from gaining access to WMDs, and the expansion of nuclear energy plants present a real security danger today.

Further to this, the he series is expanding its reach and engaging in the emergence of new technologies in the domain of global security and destruction, including: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), such as drones; and the advent of Lethally Autonomous Weapons (LAWs) which raise ethical questions about the use (and misuse) of military power. Additionally, other emergent technologies contributing to the complexity of international security dynamics include 3D printing, nanotechnology and quantum computing, bioengineering, and digitisation technologies are also explored. The contribution of the volumes in the series are both timely and necessary.

International Advisory Board:
Philip Baxter, Center for Policy Research at the University of Albany, SUNY
Elisabeth Röhrlich, University of Vienna
Sarah Kreps, Cornell University
Reuben Steff, University of Waikato
Julia Macdonald, University of Denver



Editor(s): Aiden Warren and Joseph M. Siracusa
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Surviving Amid Chaos: Israel's Nuclear Strategy
LOUIS RENÉ BERES
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • February 2018 • Monograph
Security at a Price: The International Politics of U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense
NICHOLAS KHOO AND REUBEN STEFF
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • October 2017 • Monograph
Terrorist Organizations and Weapons of Mass Destruction: U.S. Threats, Responses, and Policies
ALETHIA H. COOK
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • September 2017 • Professional
Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Search for Global Security
JOSEPH M. SIRACUSA AND AIDEN WARREN
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • April 2017 • Textbook
Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: Assessing the U.S. Government's Policy
ALBERT J. MAURONI
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • October 2016 • Professional
India-Pakistan Nuclear Diplomacy: Constructivism and the Prospects for Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament in South Asia
MARIO E. CARRANZA
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • July 2016 • Monograph
The United Kingdom and the Future of Nuclear Weapons
EDITED BY ANDREW FUTTER - FOREWORD BY SIR LAWRENCE FREEDMAN
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • June 2016 • Monograph
U.S. Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran: From the War on Terror to the Obama Administration
KUMUDA SIMPSON
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • December 2015 • Monograph
The Challenges of Nuclear Non-Proliferation
RICHARD DEAN BURNS AND HON. PHILIP E. COYLE III
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • March 2015 • Textbook
A History of U.S. Nuclear Testing and Its Influence on Nuclear Thought, 1945–1963
DAVID M. BLADES AND JOSEPH M. SIRACUSA
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • May 2014 • Monograph
The Evolution of Arms Control: From Antiquity to the Nuclear Age
RICHARD DEAN BURNS
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • June 2013 • Textbook