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Canada and ballistic missile defence, 1954-2009 : déjà vu all over again

Author: James G Fergusson
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2010.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This insightful book offers an explanation for Canada s uncertain response to US ballistic missile defence initiatives from the 1950s to the present.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James G Fergusson
ISBN: 9780774817516 0774817518 9780774817509 077481750X
OCLC Number: 521753942
Description: xviii, 331 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Anti-ballistic missiles : don't worry, be happy (1954-71) --
The strategic defense initiative : much ado about very little (1972-85) --
Global protection against limited strikes : too close for comfort (1986-92) --
National missile defense : let sleeping dogs lie (1993-2000) --
Ground-based midcourse defense : is this the end? (2001-05) --
Forward to the past (2006-beyond).
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history.
Responsibility: James G. Fergusson.

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This book should serve as a 'lessons learned' reference for our political and military leadership with respect to development of coherent strategic policies. It is also a very useful historical Read more...

 
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