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The second nuclear age strategy, danger, and the new power politics by Paul J. Bracken

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nuclear weapons,
  • International relations,
  • Balance of power,
  • Political aspects,
  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • History

Book details:

About the Edition

Drawing on years of experience analyzing defense strategy, the author advocates for renewed U.S. attention to nuclear weapons and discusses how their presence will transform the way crises develop and escalate.

Edition Notes

StatementPaul Bracken
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27153486M
ISBN 101250037352
ISBN 109781250037350
OCLC/WorldCa864624007

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