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ISBN-13: 9781584877196
Publisher: United States Dept. of Defense
Publication date: 03/16/2016
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author



ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

HENRY D. SOKOLSKI is the executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. He previ­ously served in the Senate as a nuclear and military legislative aide and in the Pentagon as Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy and as a full-time consultant on proliferation issues in the Secretary of Defense’s Office of Net Assessment. Mr. Sokolski also served as a member of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Senior Advisory Group, on two congressional nuclear pro­liferation commissions, and has authored and edited numerous volumes on strategic weapons prolifera­tion, including Best of Intentions: America’s Campaign against Strategic Weapons Proliferation and Moving Beyond Pretense: Nuclear Power and Nonproliferation.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS: 

 
ANDREW W. MARSHALL is the former director of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Net Assess­ment. Appointed to the position in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, Mr. Marshall was re-appointed by every president that followed. He retired in 2015. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Marshall conducted strategic research at the RAND Corporation.
 

Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Figures ...........................................................................xv
Foreword .................................................................... xvii
Andrew W. Marshall
About the Contributors .……………….............…… xix
List of Acronyms ……………………......................... xxi
Introduction ……………….................................………1
What We Think …………………..............................….4
Reservations …………………......................... .10
Optimists All …………………....................... ..25
Where We Are Headed ………………........................28
Looking Backward ………………...........…….28
Why Worry? ………………........................... ... 36
Going Ballistic ………………...................…… 39
War Scenarios …………………........................42
China and the Nuclear Rivalries Ahead.........44
Other Interested Parties …................… ……...49
What Might Help ………………………..................…62
Thinking Ahead …………………................… 80
 
 

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This book may appeal to national strategic policy analysts, political scientists, and students researching nuclear defenses, nuclear terrorism, and nuclear proliferation as part of pursuing an international relations degree.
 

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