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The dead volcano : the background and effects of nuclear war complacency

Author: Stephen J Cimbala
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
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This work argues that nuclear complacency is based on a misreading of history and on unsound political and military analysis. It states that the Soviet-American nonbelligerence of the Cold War is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cimbala, Stephen J.
Dead volcano.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(DLC) 2001034578
(OCoLC)47002229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Cimbala
ISBN: 0313015503 9780313015502 0275973875 9780275973872
OCLC Number: 57577665
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 271 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. The Nuclear Revolution and American Military Strategy --
2. Nuclear Weapons and Soviet Cold War Strategy: Adapting to MADness --
3. Friction and Nuclear Deterrence --
4. A Near Escape? The 1983 "War Scare" and Nuclear Danger --
5. Nuclear Weapons and U.S.-Russian Arms Control --
6. Russian Nuclear Command and Control: Policy and Strategy Perspectives --
7. Cyberwar and Nuclear Deterrence --
8. The Danger of Nuclear Weapons Spread --
Conclusion --
For Further Reading --
Index.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Cimbala.

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