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The logic of American nuclear strategy : why strategic superiority matters

Author: Matthew Kroenig
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2020
Series: Bridging the gap
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Paperback edition] with a new forewordView all editions and formats

What kind of nuclear strategy and posture does the United States need to defend itself and its allies? Contrary to conventional wisdom, this book explains why a robust nuclear posture, above and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Kroenig
ISBN: 9780197506585 0197506585
OCLC Number: 1196403750
Description: xviii, 258 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Preface New Foreword for the Paperback Edition Abbreviations and Acronyms Introduction PART I. The Advantages of Nuclear Advantages Chapter 1. Toward a New Theory of Nuclear Deterrence: The Superiority-Brinkmanship Synthesis Theory Chapter 2. Nuclear War Outcomes Chapter 3. The Correlates of Nuclear Crisis Outcomes Chapter 4. The Mechanisms of Nuclear Crisis Outcomes Chapter 5. Nuclear Deterrence and Compellence PART II. The Disadvantages of Nuclear Advantages? Chapter 6. Strategic Stability Chapter 7. Arms Races Chapter 8. Nuclear Nonproliferation Chapter 9. The Defense Budget Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Bridging the gap
Responsibility: Matthew Kroenig.


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Because there is now more available data, the time is right to reexamine some long-held assumptions about whether a significant advantage in nuclear weapons is, in fact, an advantage. Matthew Kroenig Read more...

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