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By Stephen J. Cimbala,James Scouras

ISBN-10: 0275970612

ISBN-13: 9780275970611

Cimbala and Scouras learn the problems regarding the regulate of nuclear guns within the early twenty first century. those concerns are either technical and coverage orientated; technological know-how and values are commingled. which means arguments approximately nuclear approach, palms keep watch over, and proliferation are apt to be contentious and complicated. The authors search to supply readers with a fuller, extra exact knowing of the problems involved.

They commence via examining the loopy arithmetic of nuclear palms races and hands keep watch over that preoccupied analysts and policymakers throughout the chilly battle. After studying balance modeling, they argue for a extra entire definition of strategic balance and so they relate this extra inclusive thought to the present courting among the us and Russia—one characterised via cooperation in addition to pageant. They then use the idea that of friction to investigate how the space among thought and perform may well impact nuclear strength operations and hands keep watch over. the matter of nuclear guns unfold or proliferation is then thought of from the vantage element of either concept and coverage. They finish with an research of no matter if the U.S. may get by way of within the twenty first century with fewer legs of its strategic nuclear triplet than guns in line with land, at sea, and airborne. A provocative research for palms regulate policymakers, strategists, and scholars, students, and different researchers concerned with nuclear guns issues.

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