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Nuclear strategy

Nuclear strategy

India"s march towards credible deterrence

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Published by KW Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementManpreet Sethi.
The Physical Object
Pagination395 p.
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23645487M
LC Control Number2009346522

The Logic of American Strategy is arguably Kroenig’s most ambitious project yet. The book challenges the conventional wisdom on U.S. nuclear strategy but does so from a position firmly grounded. The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Fire in the East: The Rise of Asian Military Power and the Second Nuclear Age.

Bernard Brodie ( – Novem ) was an American military strategist well known for establishing the basics of nuclear strategy. Known as "the American Clausewitz," and "the original nuclear strategist," he was an initial architect of nuclear deterrence strategy and tried to ascertain the role and value of nuclear weapons after their mater: University of Chicago (Ph.B, )(Ph.D, . Instead, US nuclear strategy will have to be continually updated to deal with new technologies, new threats, and new contexts, especially now "the United States faces a more diverse and advanced nuclear-threat environment than ever before, with considerable dynamism in potential adversaries’ development and deployment programs for nuclear.

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Ever since the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, no nuclear weapons have been used in combat. This limits all efforts to develop theories about nuclear strategy, as does the fact that serious nuclear crises have been few and far between. This book provides pointers on how India's nuclear strategy, in the prevailing security environment, should put together the building blocks of credible deterrence in order to minimise, if not remove, the chance of nuclear use.

Examining the reasoning and deterrence consequences of regional power nuclear strategies, this book demonstrates that these strategies matter greatly to international stability and it provides new insights into conflict dynamics across important areas of the world.

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The Claim: If the United States pursues nuclear superiority, nonnuclear states will build nuclear weapons. The Reality: States build nuclear weapons for other reasons. A strong U.S. nuclear arsenal is an important force for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons. Quantitate and qualitative evidence supports my view.

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Setting the terms for an effective public debate on nuclear issues, this provides essays and excerpts from longer works that have charted the development of American nuclear strategy. Each section ends with questions for study and analysis with suggested further reading.

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Debate over nuclear weapons still lingers and one cause of this trend, as suggested by this thesis, is the rise of conventional nuclear strategy or, in other words, the attempt by the US government to apply through the counterforce doctrine a conventional weapons strategy in an age of nuclear.

The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters by Matthew Kroenig. Oxford University Press,pp. In Robert Jervis published a wide-ranging critique of American nuclear strategy entitled The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy, in which he argued that much of the thinking by nuclear strategists and decision makers within the US federal government.

First published 20 years ago, Lawrence Freedman's Evolution of Nuclear Strategy was immediately acclaimed as the standard work on the history of attempts to cope militarily and politically with the terrible destructive power of nuclear weapons.

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It is the story of how high-level officials, generals and presidents have contended with what Kaplan calls “the rabbit hole” of nuclear strategy, whose logic transforms efforts to avoid a nuclear Author: Justin Vogt.

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This book examines India’s nuclear strategy as it confronts .