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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Prevention, Pre-emption and the Nuclear Optionby Aiden Warren

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    This book seeks to analyse the Bush Doctrine?s controversial preemption/prevention policy and its willingness to place the nuclear option to the fore of US security strategy. Additionally, it will evaluate the first two years of the Obama administration and its attempts "adjust" and refine US nuclear strategy ? if at all. more...

  • NATO, Britain, France and the FRGby Beatrice Heuser

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 64.00

    Containing the histories (from 1945 to the present) of the nuclear strategies of NATO, Britain and France, and of the defence preferences of the FRG (West Germany), this book shows how strategies were functions of a perceived Soviet threat and an American 'nuclear guarantee'. There were three options for West Europeans: a compromise with differing... more...

  • Clausewitz and Escalationby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 188.00

    Published in 1991, Clausewitz and Escalation is a valuable contribution to the field of Military & Strategic Studies. more...

  • Britain's Strategic Nuclear Deterrentby Robert H. Paterson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Having served opposite Warsaw Pact forces in the 1950s and on Embassy duty in the 70s in Europe, the author offers a reasoned assessment of Britain's role in the so-called "nuclear club". He asks whether Britain really needs to be a member. more...

  • US Presidents and the Militarization of Space, 1946-1967by Sean N. Kalic

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    In the clash of ideologies represented by the Cold War, even the heavens were not immune to militarization. Satellites and space programs became critical elements among the national security objectives of both the United States and the Soviet Union. According to  US  Presidents and the Militarization of Space, 1946?1967 , three American presidents... more...

  • Nuclear Superiorityby David S. McDonough

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    In 2002 the Bush administration completed a Nuclear Posture Review that introduced a ?new triad? based on offensive-strike systems, defences and a revitalized defence infrastructure. The new triad is designed for a new strategic threat environment, characterized not by a long-standing nuclear rivalry with another superpower, but by unstable relationships... more...

  • Making of the Atomic Bombby Richard Rhodes

    Simon & Schuster 2012; Not Available

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the seminal and complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of... more...

  • Big Redby Douglas C. Waller

    Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 9.99

    Taller in length than the Washington Monument, wider at its center than a three-lane highway, the 18,750-ton Trident nuclear submarine is the most complex war machine the United States Navy has ever produced: a $1.8 billion marvel crammed with more modern military technology than any other vessel in the world. Deep beneath the ocean it can sail for... more...

  • The Nuclear Jihadistby Douglas Frantz; Catherine Collins

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99

    The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an assault occur, there is a strong likelihood that the trail of devastation will lead back to Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani father of the Islamic bomb and the mastermind behind a vast clandestine... more...

  • Why Israel Can't Waitby Jerome R. Corsi

    Threshold Editions 2009; Not Available

    The new Israeli government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly declared that a primary foreign policy objective is to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons capability. Israel is a "one-bomb state," such that one atomic weapon, even a relatively low-yield bomb of the type the United States dropped on Hiroshima or Nagasaki... more...