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The Future of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

by Committee on International Security and Arms Control

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Published by National Academies Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Arms negotiation & control,
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • Arms Control And Disarmament,
  • Military Policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Military - Nuclear Warfare,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / General,
  • International Relations - Arms Control,
  • Government policy,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10357980M
    ISBN 100309063671
    ISBN 109780309063678

    Copies of The Future of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy are available from the National Academy Press at the mailing address in the letterhead; tel. () or Reporters may obtain copies from the Office of News and Public Information at the letterhead address (contacts listed above). The Post Cold-War Era and the Future of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy Kate Watkinson War & Peace: The Atomic Age: War, Peace, Power? Throughout the period of the Cold War, a constant concern of the United States and its citizens was the real threat of nuclear war. With the end of the Cold War, most Americans erroneously assumed that the threat of.

    This book contributes to the scholarship on nuclear strategy by proposing an alternative strategy to both current U.S. nuclear strategy which emphasizes speed of attack, and critical recommendations that urge decoupling U.S. nuclear weapons from delivery vehicles. It advocates adopting instead a U.S. nuclear operational doctrine of delayed : The literature of scholarly articles and books on U.S. nuclear policy is not as copious as the primary sources, but abundant enough. Determining which books on any given subject are most valuable and illuminating is a matter of subjective judgment, shaped by experience, including education, research, and .

    The Future of the Non-Proliferation Treaty and U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy Bjørn Ragnar Claussen Master Thesis in Peace and Conflict Transformation Centre for Peace Studies University of . NUCLEAR WEAPONS: What You Need To Know, is a very well written account of the people and the physics that went into creating the world's weapons of mass destruction. Any one teaching about this topic will surely wish to consider this as a textbook or by:


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