"Exposure to Radiation: Post X Years" Film Screening Dec 1-15

The United States conducted more than hundred nuclear weapons tests in the Pacific. The largest was the Castle Bravo of 1954 at the Bikini Atoll. The irradiation of Japanese fishing boat, the Daigo Fukuryu-maru, led to a powerful anti-nuclear weapons movement in Japan and in the world as well as the birth of Godzilla. But we did not know the whole story of nuclear fallout until documentary film Post-X Years came out. Almost a thousand fishing and cargo ships were also irradiated at the time, but their stories were silenced, suppressed, and erased.

Book Talk: Kim Jong Un and the Bomb: Survival and Deterrence in North Korea

Book Talk: Kim Jong Un and the Bomb: Survival and Deterrence in North Korea

The USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies welcomes Ankit Panda, Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to campus to discuss his book Kim Jong Un and the Bomb: Survival and Deterrence in North Korea.

H-Diplo Article Review 977 on “Life after the Bomb: Nuclear Fear, Science, and Security Politics in Switzerland in the 1980s.”

H-Diplo Article Review 977

16 September 2020

Silvia Berger Ziauddin and Sibylle Marti.  “Life after the Bomb: Nuclear Fear, Science, and Security Politics in Switzerland in the 1980s.”  Cold War History 20:1 (2020): 95-113.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2018.1536121.

H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable 11-21 on Nuclear Weapons and American Grand Strategy

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable XI-21

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Francis J. Gavin.  Nuclear Weapons and American Grand Strategy Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2020.  ISBN:  9780815737919 (paperback, $31.99).

3 August 2020 | https://issforum.org/to/ir11-21
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor and Chair: Joshua Rovner | Production Editor: George Fujii

Contents

H-Diplo/ISSF Article Review 138 on Kydd. “The Sturdy Child vs. the Sword of Damocles: Nuclear Weapons and the Expected Cost of War.”

H-Diplo | ISSF Article Review 138
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Review Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Seth Offenbach

Production Editor:  George Fujii

Andrew H. Kydd.  “The Sturdy Child vs. the Sword of Damocles: Nuclear Weapons and the Expected Cost of War.”  Security Studies 28:4 (2019):645-676.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/09636412.2019.1631380.

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