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  • WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

    When Tom Lehrer sang ‘We’ll all go together when we go’, the world was gripped by fear of nuclear holocaust. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the threat was assumed to have gone away. But Libya, Iraq, Iran and North Korea and others are building weapons of mass destruction, nuclear, biological and chemical. And terrorists like bin Laden are trying to get their hands on them too. The next live Scud missile launch could signal the next Hiroshima. Russia has enough weapons grade plutonium in poorly guarded facilities to make 20,000 atomic bombs. Osama bin Laden only needs one. Chemical weapons remain the ‘poor man’s nuke’. Saddam believed his chemical weapons saved him in the first Gulf War. Islamic fundamentalists have been preparing to use racing for mass poisoning in London. A Japanese doomsday cult used saran nerve gas on the Tokyo underground. Robert Hutchinson’s measured account provides a straightforward guide to the weapons that threaten civilisation.
    ISBN: 0297830910
    Publisher: WEIDENFELD AND NICOLSON
    Subtitle: THE NO-NONSENSE GUIDE TO NUCLEAR, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS TODAY
    Author: ROBERT HUTCHINSON

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  • SHOBHA DE SPEED POST


    ISBN: 0140293175
    Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS
    Subtitle: LETTERS TO MY CHILDERN ABOUT LIVING, LOVING, EARING AND COPING WITH THE WORLD
    Author: SHOBHA DE

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