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Fact or fission? : the truth about Australia's nuclear ambitions / Richard Broinowski
Bib ID 1051762
Format BookBook
Author
Broinowski, Richard P
 
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Description Melbourne : Scribe Publications, 2003 
viii, 323 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 192076903X
Summary

Australia used to be prominent in trying to stop nuclear weapons testing and proliferation. Since 1996, however, such activities by Australian diplomats are almost unheard of. This book argues that uncritical acceptance of Washington's nuclear and war-fighting policies could profoundly endanger Australia's own security.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: 1 Beginnings 13
  • 2 The Cold War: the first decade 29
  • 3 An Australian Bomb? 51
  • 4 Selling Australian Uranium: the 1960s and early 1970s 75
  • 5 The Whitlam Years 103
  • 6 Malcolm Fraser and Uranium 127
  • 7 Bob Hawke: my heart says no, my head says yes 159
  • 8 Paul Keating's Nuclear Concerns 191
  • 9 Nuclear Diplomacy under the Howard Government 213
  • 10 Mining and Exporting Australian Uranium: 241
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 309-311.

Subjects Nuclear disarmament - Australia.  |  World politics - 1945-  |  Australia - Foreign relations.  |  Australia - Foreign relations - United States.  |  United States - Foreign relations - Australia.  |  Nuclear nonproliferation  |  Defence policy  |  Defence alliances  |  Diplomatic relations  |  Uranium  |  United States

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