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Nuclear war and nuclear strategy

unfinished business

by Stephen J. Cimbala

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear warfare.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen J. Cimbala.
    SeriesContributions in military studies,, no. 68
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU263 .C5 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2383236M
    ISBN 10031326015X
    LC Control Number87012003

      Taras Young, author of a new history titled Nuclear War in the UK, estimates he has collected booklets, pamphlets and posters produced Author: Sian Cain. The development of tactical nuclear weapons and strategy drove the need to game out what a nuclear war might look like. Tactical nukes packed a smaller yield than their larger strategic cousins.

    “With its stunning, new, in-the-room revelations, and with Fred Kaplan’s deep knowledge of nuclear strategy, The Bomb is the best overview yet of the world's continuing struggle to come to terms with the threat of nuclear war.”—Richard Rhodes, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb and Arsenals of FollyReleased on: Janu A former design engineer for Lockheed presents a comprehensive survey of U.S. and Soviet nuclear forces and strategic doctrines that exposes the U.S. military's dangerous bid for "first strike" capability and describes corporate imperatives for perpetuating the arms race and circumventing arms control.

      Nuclear strategy, the formation of tenets and strategies for producing and using nuclear weapons. Nuclear strategy is no different from any other form of military strategy in that it involves relating military means to political ends. In this case, however, the military means in question are so.   The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War by Fred Kaplan book review. Click to read the full review of The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Walter Clemens.


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