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By Stephen J. Cimbala,James Scouras

Cimbala and Scouras research the problems relating to the keep an eye on of nuclear guns within the early twenty first century. those matters are either technical and coverage orientated; technological know-how and values are commingled. which means arguments approximately nuclear procedure, hands keep an eye on, and proliferation are apt to be contentious and complicated. The authors search to supply readers with a fuller, extra actual realizing of the problems involved.

They commence via interpreting the loopy arithmetic of nuclear palms races and palms keep watch over that preoccupied analysts and policymakers in the course of the chilly conflict. After reading balance modeling, they argue for a extra complete definition of strategic balance and so they relate this extra inclusive notion to the present dating among the USA and Russia—one characterised by way of cooperation in addition to pageant. They then use the concept that of friction to research how the distance among conception and perform may possibly impression nuclear strength operations and fingers regulate. the matter of nuclear guns unfold or proliferation is then thought of from the vantage element of either idea and coverage. They finish with an research of no matter if the USA may perhaps get via within the twenty first century with fewer legs of its strategic nuclear triplet than guns in accordance with land, at sea, and airborne. A provocative research for hands regulate policymakers, strategists, and scholars, students, and different researchers concerned with nuclear guns issues.

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