This is not a dry history book. It is an informative and suspenseful account of the most dangerous technology ever devised by humankind. Using previously top secret sources, you will take a step back in time to read about the figures who developed these weapons; you’ll learn the differences between types of nuclear weapons and delivery systems, from fission and fusion, to intercontinental ballistic missiles and designs for so-called “doomsday” bombs; and you’ll explore the harrowing tales of the near-misses, accidents, and close calls that have forced the world to the brink of nuclear apocalypse.
If you are interested in a fast-paced but comprehensive background on nuclear weapons for readers of any level of expertise that will make you knowledgeable on the topic, this book is for you. It is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand one of the most important existential dangers of our time.
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Paul McCarthy is a passionate and experienced public policy expert and attorney working in the halls of New York State government. With a deep-rooted fascination for geopolitics, national defense, and law, McCarthy brings a wealth of knowledge to his captivating exploration of nuclear weapons.
Hailing from his home outside Albany, NY, alongside his fiancée Emma and their beloved dog, McCarthy finds solace in the pursuit of understanding. He obtained his BA in Political Science from the University at Albany and his JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law. At work, using his research, collaboration, negotiation, and critical analysis skills, he immerses himself in the complexities of state policy, helping to find solutions? that work for all New Yorkers.
Beyond his professional pursuits, McCarthy enjoys life’s simple pleasures. Engaging in strategy-based games, journeying into culinary exploration inspired by global cuisines, and vegging out in front of the latest and greatest TV shows and movies, he finds inspiration and joy in the ordinary moments.
With “The Hand of God,” McCarthy invites readers on an insightful journey into the history and implications of nuclear weapons. Through this comprehensive perspective, he uncovers the profound dangers they pose and the delicate balance that holds our world in check.
Join Paul McCarthy as he unravels the enigmatic realm of nuclear weapons, illuminating the shadows and urging us all to contemplate the choices that shape our shared future.