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Science  05 Feb 2010:
Vol. 327, Issue 5966, pp. 646
DOI: 10.1126/science.1186122

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Atomic Obsession Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda by John Mueller Oxford University Press, New York, 2010. 336 pp. $27.95, £16.99. 9780195381368.

Summary

Offering a revisionist perspective, Mueller argues that the importance of nuclear weapons has been vastly overrated.