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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roger Hilsman; Columbia University. Institute of War and Peace Studies.; Columbia University. School of International and Public Affairs.
|Notes:||"This book was prepared under the sponsorship of the Institute of War and Peace Studies of Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs."|
|Description:||xvi, 312 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. I. The First Attempts at Nuclear Strategy. 1. The Manhattan Project and Early Strategic Thinking. 2. Nuclear Strategy and the Attack on Korea. 3. New Look, Massive Retaliation, and Flexible Response. 4. The H-Bomb and the Balance of Terror. 5. The Debate on Nuclear Strategy --
Pt. II. The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Case Study of Nuclear Strategy. 6. The Crisis. 7. The Significance --
Pt. III. Post-Crisis Attempts at a Nuclear Strategy. 8. McNamara II, the Schlesinger Doctrine, and Star Wars. 9. No First Use, Counterforce, and MAD as a Strategy. 10. The Breakup of the Soviet Union and the Bush --
Yeltsin Agreement --
Pt. IV. The World Turned Upside Down. 11. Developments in Weapons. 12. The Members of the Nuclear Club and Their Arms.