Moving Targets: Nuclear Strategy and National Security / Edition 1

Moving Targets: Nuclear Strategy and National Security / Edition 1

by Scott Douglas Sagan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691023263

ISBN-13: 9780691023267

Pub. Date: 01/25/1990

Publisher: Princeton University Press

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691023267
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/25/1990
Series:
Council on Foreign Relations Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tablesix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction: The Usability Paradox3
Chapter 1The Evolution of U.S. Nuclear Doctrine10
Chapter 2Second-Strike Counterforce58
Chapter 3Limited Strategic Defense98
Chapter 4Accidental War and Operational Arms Control135
Chapter 5A Delicate Balancing Act176
Notes187
Index229

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