Cambridge University Press India Private Limited (CUPIPL) Eating Grass: The Making Of The Pakistani Bomb

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Written by a professional in the Pakistani Army who played aseniorrole formulating and advocating Pakistans security policyonnuclear and conventional arms control, this book tellsthecompelling story of how and why Pakistans government, scientists, and military, persevered in the face of a wide array ofobstaclesto acquire nuclear weapons. It lays out the conditionsthat sparkedthe shift from a peaceful quest to acquire nuclearenergy into afull-fledged weapons program, details how the nuclearprogRAM wasorganized, reveals the role played by outside powers innucleardecisions, and explains how Pakistani scientists overcomethe manytechnical hurdles they encountered. Furthermore, the bookrevealshow international opposition to the progRAM only made it anevenmore significant issue of national resolve. About the Author Brigadier (retired) Feroz Hassan Khan teaches intheDepartment of National Security Affairs at the NavalPostgraduateSchool, Monterey. He served with the Pakistani Army for30 years, where his last assignment was Director, Arms ControlandDisarmament Affairs in the Strategic Plans Division. Table of Contents Preface Pakistan: Key Characters Abbreviations 1 Introduction Part I: The Reluctant Phase 2 Atoms for Peace at the Crossroads of History 3 Ayubs Non-Decision and the Nuclear Bomb Option 4 Never Again Part II: The Secret Nuclear R&D Pro gRAM 5 The Route to Nuclear Ambition 6 Punishing Pakistan 7 Mastery of Uranium Enrichment 8 Procurement Network in the Grey Market 9 Building the Bomb 10 Mastery of Plutonium Production Part III: Covert Arsenal and Deli very Means 11 Military Crises and Nuclear Signaling 12 Pakistans Missile Quest 13 The Grazing Horse in the Meadows 14 The Nuclear Test Decision Part IV: Toward an Operational Deterrent 15 The Dawn of a Nuclear Power 16 A Shaky Beginning: Kargil and Its Aftermath 17 Establishment of Robust Command and Control 18 Testing the Deterrent Part V: Meeting New Challenges 19 The Unraveling of the Khan Network 20 Nuclear

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Feroz Hassan Khan
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Book Description Foundation Books/Cambridge University Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Written by a professional in the Pakistani Army who played a senior role formulating and advocating Pakistan?s security policy on nuclear and conventional arms control, this book tells the compelling story of how and why Pakistan?s government, scientists, and military, persevered in the face of a wide array of obstacles to acquire nuclear weapons. It lays out the conditions that sparked the shift from a peaceful quest to acquire nuclear energy into a full-fledged weapons program, details how the nuclear program was organized, reveals the role played by outside powers in nuclear decisions, and explains how Pakistani scientists overcome the many technical hurdles they encountered. Furthermore, the book reveals how international opposition to the program only made it an even more significant issue of national resolve. Contents Preface Pakistan: Key Characters Abbreviations 1 Introduction Part I: The Reluctant Phase 2 Atoms for Peace at the Crossroads of History 3 Ayub?s Non-Decision and the Nuclear Bomb Option 4 Never Again Part II: The Secret Nuclear R&D Pro gram 5 The Route to Nuclear Ambition 6 Punishing Pakistan 7 Mastery of Uranium Enrichment 8 Procurement Network in the Grey Market 9 Building the Bomb 10 Mastery of Plutonium Production Part III: Covert Arsenal and delivery means 11 Military Crises and Nuclear Signaling 12 Pakistan?s Missile Quest 13 The Grazing Horse in the Meadows 14 The Nuclear Test Decision Part IV: Toward an Operational Deterrent 15 The Dawn of a Nuclear Power 16 A Shaky Beginning: Kargil and Its Aftermath 17 Establishment of Robust Command and Control 18 Testing the Deterrent Part V: Meeting New Challenges 19 The Unraveling of the Khan Network 20 Nuclear Pakistan and the World Epilogue Notes Index Printed Pages: 552. Bookseller Inventory # 58801

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Book Description Foundation Books/Cambridge University Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Written by a professional in the Pakistani Army who played a senior role formulating and advocating Pakistanâs security policy on nuclear and conventional arms control, this book tells the compelling story of how and why Pakistanâs government, scientists, and military, persevered in the face of a wide array of obstacles to acquire nuclear weapons. It lays out the conditions that sparked the shift from a peaceful quest to acquire nuclear energy into a full-fledged weapons program, details how the nuclear program was organized, reveals the role played by outside powers in nuclear decisions, and explains how Pakistani scientists overcome the many technical hurdles they encountered. Furthermore, the book reveals how international opposition to the program only made it an even more significant issue of national resolve. Contents Preface Pakistan: Key Characters Abbreviations 1 Introduction Part I: The Reluctant Phase 2 Atoms for Peace at the Crossroads of History 3 Ayubâs Non-Decision and the Nuclear Bomb Option 4 Never Again Part II: The Secret Nuclear R&D Pro gram 5 The Route to Nuclear Ambition 6 Punishing Pakistan 7 Mastery of Uranium Enrichment 8 Procurement Network in the Grey Market 9 Building the Bomb 10 Mastery of Plutonium Production Part III: Covert Arsenal and delivery means 11 Military Crises and Nuclear Signaling 12 Pakistanâs Missile Quest 13 The Grazing Horse in the Meadows 14 The Nuclear Test Decision Part IV: Toward an Operational Deterrent 15 The Dawn of a Nuclear Power 16 A Shaky Beginning: Kargil and Its Aftermath 17 Establishment of Robust Command and Control 18 Testing the Deterrent Part V: Meeting New Challenges 19 The Unraveling of the Khan Network 20 Nuclear Pakistan and the World Epilogue Notes Index Printed Pages: 552. Bookseller Inventory # 58801

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