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The Permanent Nth country experiment. Nuclear weapons proliferation in a rapidly changing world

AuteurMycle Schneider, European Greens
6-03-0-00-102.pdf
Datummaart 2007
Classificatie 6.03.0.00/102 (PROLIFERATIE - ALGEMEEN)
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The Permanent Nth Country Experiment
Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in a Rapidly Changing World




  "The purpose of the so-called 'Nth Country Experiment' is to
  find out if a credible nuclear explosive can be designed,
  with a modest effort, by a few well-trained people without
  contact with classified information. The goal of the
  participants should be to design an explosive with a
  militarily significant yield. A working context for the
  experiment might be that the participants have been asked
  to design a nuclear explosive which, if built in small
  numbers, would give a small nation a significant effect on
  their foreign relations."
                                                     Operating Rules
                                      for the Nth Country Experiment
                                                                1964


                               by

                     Mycle Schneider
   International Consultant on Energy and Nuclear Policy


                     Paris, 24 March 2007


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                                                            Contents
Introduction .............................................................................................................................. 3
  Energy & Bombs: Two Faces of the Same Coin ................................................................... 4
     The Uranium Path .............................................................................................................. 5
     The Plutonium Path............................................................................................................ 6
Nuclear Weapon Designs ......................................................................................................... 8
  Could Sub-national Groups Design a Nuclear Weapon? ..................................................... 10
Access to Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU)..........