Book 2003

The Evolution of Nuclear Strategy

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ISBN: 978-0-333-97239-7 (Print) 978-0-230-37943-5 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. First and Second Thoughts

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      The Arrival of the Bomb

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      Pages 21-31

      Offence and Defence

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      Pages 32-42

      Aggression and Retaliation

  3. Towards a Policy of Deterrence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-59

      Strategy for an Atomic Monopoly

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      Pages 60-71

      Strategy for an Atomic Stalemate

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      Pages 72-85

      Massive Retaliation

  4. Limited War

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-100

      Limited Objectives

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      Pages 101-113

      Limited Means

  5. Limited War

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-130

      The Importance of Being First

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      Pages 131-145

      Sputniks and the Soviet Threat

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      Pages 146-161

      The Technological Arms Race

  6. The Strategy of Stable Conflict

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-178

      The Formal Strategists

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      Pages 179-195

      Arms Control

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      Pages 196-211

      Bargaining and Escalation

  7. From Counter-Force to Assured Destruction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-231

      City-Avoidance

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      Pages 232-242

      Assured Destruction

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      Pages 243-257

      The Soviet Approach to Deterrence

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      Pages 258-267

      The Chinese Connection

  8. The European Dimension

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 269-269

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      Chapter

      Pages 271-287

      A Conventional Defence for Europe

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      Pages 288-297

      The European Nuclear Option: (i) Anglo-Saxon Views

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