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By Siegfried S. Hecker

Doomed to Cooperate tells the awesome tale of nuclear scientists from former enemy countries, Russia and the U.S., who reached throughout political, geographic, and cultural divides to confront, jointly, the recent nuclear threats that resulted from the cave in of the Soviet Union. utilizing the lingua franca of technology and expertise, the intense minds and remarkable clinical nuclear courses of Russia and the U.S. embarked upon greater than 20 years of cooperation to evade the lack of nuclear guns, nuclear fabrics, nuclear guns services, and the export of delicate nuclear applied sciences in the course of a time of financial and political turmoil within the newly shaped Russian Federation a herculean recreation referred to as lab-to-lab cooperation.

This two-volume set stocks the, as but, untold tale of lab-to-lab cooperation, and for the 1st time, many Russian nuclear scientists and leaders proportion their views in this slice of nuclear background. With over a hundred Russian and American individuals in papers, vignettes, and interviews, Doomed to Cooperate provides the demanding situations to cooperation, the belief and actual friendships inbuilt collaboration, and the successes of the masses of scientists, engineers, and political leaders who got here jointly to make the area a more secure place.

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