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Moving Targets : Nuclear Strategy and National Security - Scott Douglas Sagan

Moving Targets

Nuclear Strategy and National Security

Paperback Published: 14th February 1990
ISBN: 9780691023267
Number Of Pages: 252

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In what Stanley Hoffmann, writing in "The New York Review of Books," has called a "fine analysis and critique of American targeting policies," Sagan looks more at the operational side of nuclear strategy than previous analysts have done, seeking to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

List of Figures and Tablesp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introduction: The Usability Paradoxp. 3
The Evolution of U.S. Nuclear Doctrinep. 10
Second-Strike Counterforcep. 58
Limited Strategic Defensep. 98
Accidental War and Operational Arms Controlp. 135
A Delicate Balancing Actp. 176
Notesp. 187
Indexp. 229
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ISBN: 9780691023267
ISBN-10: 0691023263
Series: Council on Foreign Relations
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 14th February 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 14.53  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.31