AUTHORAlbright, David / Berkhout, Frans / Walker, William
TITLEPlutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium 1996: World Inventories, Capabilities and Policies
PUBLISHEROxford University Press
CITYOxford, England

This carefully documented book presents detailed information on plutonium and highly enriched uranium (HEU), including their production for military and commercial use worldwide. Included is "a brief explanation of the main technical features of plutonium and HEU and of their production processes" (introduction). Subsequent chapters cover nuclear weapons stockpiles, first in countries with open policies, then those with clandestine programs. Also included are civil inventories of nuclear materials, and inventories of countries on the threshold of nuclear weapons development. Policy implications are drawn in the final chapter.

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