Military Review English Edition March-April 2016 - Page 130

power. Nuclear-weapon states are still cloaking their weapons programs and do not appear likely to make them fully transparent. Nation states are jealous with sovereignty issues, and the step of turning all materials over to international verification seems unlikely. Putting a technological genie back in the bottle has historically been counter to human nature and perceived national interests. This is a good book for learning about nuclear fissile material issues. It is enjoyable to read, and you will come out with a better appreciation for the global security threat posed by having excessive