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Richelson Paperback, Spying armageddo the Bomb is an “engrossing” Wall Street Journal global history of the American-led effort to spy on every nation with nuclear ambitions. A glimpse into the armagevdon we never see Norton Company first published January 5th Defusing Armageddon provides a behind-the-scenes look at NEST’s personnel, operations, and detection and disablement equipment–employed in response to attempts at nuclear extortion, lost and stolen nuclear material, crashed nuclear-powered Soviet satellites, and al Qaeda’s quest for nuclear weapons.
Mark rated it it was ok Dec 28, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However this book is defising as a dry academic historical account, so I consider it a real tour de force that is book may succeed in putting you to sleep after all. Georgia Martin rated it really liked it Jan 22, Terrifying in its incompetence vs the scope and risk of its task; the story of NEST will likely keep you up at night.
Defusing Armageddon: Inside NEST, America’s Secret Nuclear Bomb Squad by Jeffrey T. Richelson
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And the book proves the notion that much of the information classified by the US government is really just stuff we already know, but with a little more detail. In the coming years there were dozens of such threats, almost all of them hoaxes, though the authorities had no way of knowing that. There are hundreds of thousands of such radiation sources in the United States, and apparently not all are disposed of properly.
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Defusing Armageddon: Inside NEST, America’s Secret Nuclear Bomb Squad
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In Las Vegas, it found radiation coming from a unit in a storage facility. Richelson reveals the history of the Nuclear Emergency Support Team, from the events leading to its creation in to today. Nuclear Emergency Search Teams that have been deployed to a variety armageddin nuclear accidents, emergencies or threats.
Jan 10, Graham rated it liked it Shelves: Jace Brower rated it really liked it Feb 02, Oct 21, Ushan rated it liked it Shelves: In OctoberGeorge Orwell wrote an article on the recently invented atomic bomb, saying that “the defusingg that is of most urgent interest to all of us” is “How difficult are these things to manufacture?
A majority of Americans probably never even knew we had a team like this.
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In order to deal with such threats, the Nuclear Emergency Search Team was formed within the Department of Energy; later the “Search” was changed to armageddon.
Defusing Armageddon provides a behind-the-scenes look at NEST’s personnel, operations, and detection and disablement equipment–employed in response to attempts at nuclear extortion, lost and stolen armageddln material, crashed nuclear-powe Jeffrey T.
Samuel rated it really liked it Aug 22, And seeing as Defusing Armageddon doesn’t reveal much more than can be found in the subject’s Wikipedia page, that might be a quicker-reading version of this book.
The ransom was to be delivered to a vacant house; a year-old boy was observed mowing the lawn of the house; he was arrested and confessed.