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Role Of Ballistic And Cruise Missiles In International Security

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  • Looks at the role that ballistic and cruise missiles play in international security
  • Provides a study of ballistic and cruise missile developments across the world by major players
  • Analyzes the possibility of arms control and disarmament to make the world free of missile systems
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The book attempts to understand the myriad roles of ballistic and cruise missiles in international security. They are for combat purpose, deterrence, coercive diplomacy and power and prestige of a state. The book also studies missile developments across the world. The book also aims to fathom the various possibilities to reduce the threat from missile systems.


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kolkata, India

    Debalina Ghoshal

About the author

Debalina Ghoshal is Non-Resident Fellow at the Council on International Policy, Canada. 

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Role Of Ballistic And Cruise Missiles In International Security

  • Authors: Debalina Ghoshal

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Political Science and International Studies, Political Science and International Studies (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2023

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-48062-1Published: 03 February 2024

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-031-48065-2Due: 05 March 2024

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-48063-8Published: 02 February 2024

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIII, 183

  • Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: International Relations Theory, International Security Studies

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