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Decisions for defense : prospects for a new order

Author: William W Kaufmann; John D Steinbruner
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1991.
Series: Studies in defense policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes a close look at the most recent spending plan from the Pentagon, contending that the potential for greater cost reduction is possible. The authors offer alternatives for force reduction and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaufmann, William W.
Decisions for defense.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1991
(OCoLC)609790389
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Kaufmann; John D Steinbruner
ISBN: 081574885X 9780815748854
OCLC Number: 24452567
Description: xiv, 78 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Force planning --
Fiscal 1990 budget --
Basis for the strategic nuclear forces --
Basis for the tactical nuclear forces --
Basis for the non-nuclear forces --
Costs of cold war security --
New environment --
Nuclear threats --
Non-nuclear threats --
Pentagon plan --
World according to Cheney --
Strategic concept --
Force structure --
Net assessment --
Costs --
Issues --
Nature of the trends --
How many Iraqs? --
North Korea and Cuba --
An irreducible minimum? --
Future resource constraints --
Insurance --
Three standard options --
Cooperative security option.
Series Title: Studies in defense policy.
Responsibility: William W. Kaufmann, John D. Steinbruner.

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