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National security in the nuclear age

University of Minnesota. Center for International Relations and Area Studies.

National security in the nuclear age

proceedings of a conference held at the University of Minnesota, February 17, 18, 21, 1958.

by University of Minnesota. Center for International Relations and Area Studies.

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Published in [Minneapolis?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Military policy,
    • World politics -- 1945-,
    • Nuclear warfare,
    • Disarmament,
    • United States -- Military policy

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA11 .M5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 l.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5789274M
      LC Control Number59062522
      OCLC/WorldCa9503769

      In his quest to better the world,Taylor Wilson captured the interest of Homeland Security and ended up with radioactive pants. Yet, is the Age of Nuclear Peace and the long-term efficacy of nuclear deterrence an illusion? Deterring nuclear war for 75 years, since , is not very long in the span of history.

      Nuclear Weapons and U.S. National Security. Author: Thomas M. Nichols; Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» For more than forty years, the United States has maintained a public commitment to nuclear disarmament, and every president from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama has gradually reduced the . In the nuclear age, humanity is challenged as never before. Our technology, and particularly our nuclear weapons, can destroy us and all that we hold dear.

        Former National Security Council senior director Fiona Hill, who testified as part of the House impeachment hearings, will release a book next fall, her publisher announced.. Houghton Mifflin. In this work, national security scholar Thomas M. Nichols offers a lucid, accessible re-examination of the role of nuclear weapons and their prominence in US security strategy. Nichols explains why strategies built for the Cold War have survived into the 21st century, and he illustrates how America's nearly unshakable belief in the utility of nuclear arms has hindered US and international.


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In addition to leading the preeminent national program designed to develop next-generation. Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC Phone: Media Inquiries:   The nuclear age had truly begun with the first military use of atomic weapons.

With the material that follows, the National Security Archive publishes the most comprehensive on-line collection to date of declassified U.S.

government documents on the atomic bomb and the end of. In the United States the Cold War shaped our political culture, our institutions, and our national priorities. Abroad, it influenced the destinies of people everywhere.

It divided Europe, split Germany, and engulfed the Third World. It led to a feverish arms race and massive sales of military equipment to poor nations. For at least four decades it left the world in a chronic state of tension.

OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Classic and modern strategic concepts / Gordon B. Turner --Korea: problems in limited war / Martin Lichterman --The influence of modern weapons on strategy / Gordon B.

Turner --Strategic and political implications of missiles / Gordon B. Turner and Richard D. Challener --Diplomatic aspects of unbalanced military forces / Gordon B. To increase public understanding of national security issues, this document proposes that a balanced and up-to-date collection of books and other materials on national security in the nuclear age be included in all U.S.

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