1st Edition

Words And Arms: A Dictionary Of Security And Defense Terms
With Supplementary Data

ISBN 9780367216870
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
278 Pages

USD $49.95

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Book Description

This comprehensive dictionary of terms frequently used in discussions of national security and defense policy contains approximately 800 entries on weapons systems, strategy concepts, military organization, and related items. Part 2 presents a more extensive treatment of such concepts as strategic force doctrine and deployment, Soviet and U.S. poli

Table of Contents

Other Titles of Interest -- Terms and Definitions -- Policy Concepts -- Strategie Nuclear Forces -- Counterforce Strategies -- Force Requirements for Alternative Deterrent Postures -- NATO Theater Nuclear Forces: Purposes, Capabilities, and Employment Concepts -- Soviet Theater Nuclear Capabilities and Doctrine -- History of NATO/Warsaw Pact Balance Assessments -- NATO/Warsaw Pact Military Balance: How To Make the Balance Look Good/Bad -- NATO/Warsaw Pact Military Balance: Modes of Analysis -- Planning the General Purpose Forces -- Chronology of Arms Control and Disarmament Agreements -- Statistical Information

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"Wolfram F. Hanrieder is professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is currently visiting professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna, Italy. Larry V. Buel is a UCLA Foundation Graduate Fellow. "