A new issue of Strategic Studies Quarterly is out. Ciprian-Beniamin Benea (Oradea): The Atom and Civilization. The civil use of nuclear power cannot be divorced from the history of the atomic bomb — we cannot continue to export reactor technology for civil use without undermining attempts to curb the proliferation of nuclear weapons. A review of The Doomsday Machine: The High Price of Nuclear Energy, the World's Most Dangerous Fuel by Martin Cohen and Andrew McKillop. Do nuclear weapons really deter aggression? The Nuclear weapons industry's money bombs: How millions in campaign cash and revolving-door lobbying have kept America's atomic arsenal off the chopping block. A review of The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb by Philip Taubman. How did we forget about mutually assured destruction? The case for a world republic: A reflection on Confronting the Bomb: A Short History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement by Lawrence Wittner. Chernobyl Now: Are nuclear disasters the new normal? A look at 7 nuclear weapon screw-ups you won't believe we survived.