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Nuclear Strategy, Arms Control, And The Future

Edited By

P. Edward Haley

ISBN 9780367155902
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
396 Pages

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Book Description

Balanced and comprehensive in approach, this text assembles classic statements on nuclear strategy and arms control made by Soviet and U.S. policymakers, military thinkers, and opinion leaders during the last forty years. Major Soviet statements, rarely appearing in translation, reflect the disagreement over whether "victory" or "parity" is the goa

Table of Contents

Also of Interest -- Credits -- Preface -- The Fundamentals of Nuclear Strategy and Arms Control -- The Development of U.S. Nuclear Strategy -- The Early Years: 1946–1953 -- The Years of Plenty: 1954–1973 -- The Effects of Vulnerability and Parity -- The Two Faces of Soviet Nuclear Strategy -- Victory and Parity -- Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Controversies -- Europe and Asia -- Arms Control -- The Process -- The Agreements -- Morality and Nuclear Weapons -- Secular and Religious Views on the Moral Dimensions of Nuclear Strategy -- Strategy and Arms Control in the Future -- Strategy -- Arms Control -- Epilogue: The Soviet Union and the United States Resume Arms Control Negotiations

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