By Stephen J. Cimbala,James Scouras
Cimbala and Scouras learn the problems on the topic of the keep watch over 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 procedure, hands regulate, 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 start via interpreting the loopy arithmetic of nuclear palms races and hands keep watch over that preoccupied analysts and policymakers throughout the chilly conflict. After interpreting balance modeling, they argue for a extra complete definition of strategic balance they usually relate this extra inclusive idea to the present courting among the U.S. and Russia—one characterised by way of cooperation in addition to pageant. They then use the idea that of friction to investigate how the space among concept and perform may impression nuclear strength operations and hands keep watch over. the matter of nuclear guns unfold or proliferation is then thought of from the vantage aspect of either conception and coverage. They finish with an research of no matter if the U.S. may well get by means of within the twenty first century with fewer legs of its strategic nuclear triplet than guns according to land, at sea, and airborne. A provocative research for fingers keep watch over policymakers, strategists, and scholars, students, and different researchers concerned with nuclear guns issues.
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A New Nuclear Century: Strategic Stability and Arms Control (Praeger Security International) by Stephen J. Cimbala,James Scouras