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By Stephen J. Cimbala,James Scouras

ISBN-10: 0275970612

ISBN-13: 9780275970611

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

They start via reading the loopy arithmetic of nuclear palms races and hands keep watch over that preoccupied analysts and policymakers throughout the chilly battle. After reading balance modeling, they argue for a extra entire definition of strategic balance and so they relate this extra inclusive notion to the present courting among the U.S. and Russia—one characterised by means of cooperation in addition to pageant. They then use the concept that of friction to research how the space among conception and perform may perhaps impression nuclear strength operations and fingers regulate. the matter of nuclear guns unfold or proliferation is then thought of from the vantage element of either thought and coverage. They finish with an research of no matter if the us could get by means 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 fingers keep watch over policymakers, strategists, and scholars, students, and different researchers concerned with nuclear guns issues.

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