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Ballistic-Missile Defence and Strategic Stability

By Dean A. Wilkening Copyright 2004
    96 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Should the US deploy ballistic-missile defences? The arguments for and against are becoming increasingly polarised. This paper offers what is currently lacking in the debate: a quantitative analysis of how well defences would have to work to meet specific security objectives, and what level of defence might upset strategic stability.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 Ballistic-Missile Proliferation; Chapter 2 National Missile Defence; Chapter 3 Theatre-Missile Defence; Chapter 4 Boost-Phase Ballistic-Missile Defence; Conclusion;


    Authored by Wilkening, Dean A.