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The Nuclear Dilemma In American Strategic Thought

1st Edition

By Robert E. Osgood


138 pages

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Since the end of World War II, the United States has faced moral and strategic issues in its management of force that are unique in the history of international politics.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Military Strategy and Security in the Nuclear Era -- The Spectrum of Approaches to the Nuclear Dilemma -- Extended Deterrence -- The Decline of Arms Control -- The New Strategic Debate -- Toward a Concept of Just Deterrence

About the Author

Robert E. Osgood was, at the time of his death in 1986, Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy and co-director of the security studies program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

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