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The Last Great Nuclear Debate : NATO and Short-Range Nuclear Weapons in the 1980s - Thomas E. Halverson

The Last Great Nuclear Debate

NATO and Short-Range Nuclear Weapons in the 1980s

Hardcover Published: 20th November 1995
ISBN: 9780333625385
Number Of Pages: 219

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Fundamental changes in international relations during 1989-90 toppled the pillars of the security policy paradigm which had characterised the Cold War. That convulsion swept aside the last of many nuclear debates to rend NATO. Immediately the nuclear problems which had plagued the 1980s were tossed aside. Yet many important and interesting elements of the decade's nuclear history had not been fully explained. With the nuclear issue's rapid shift to irrelevancy, previously hidden information on the period became at once less secret and more easily available. Thus through extensive interviews with participants and careful analysis of open sources, missing parts of the puzzle emerged. This book is intended to provide a fuller explanation of NATO's last great nuclear debate.

Preface - Introduction - NATO's Nuclear Strategy and Weapons - INF Arms Control Decisionmaking and the Responsibility Bargain - The Evolution and Destruction of Doctrinal Consensus 1980-1987 - An Untold Story: Civil-Military Tensions Over Nuclear Policy and the Reevaluation of Nuclear Requirements - The Last Great Nuclear Debate -Conclusion - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333625385
ISBN-10: 0333625382
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 219
Published: 20th November 1995
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1