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Think about nuclear arms control

Richard Smoke

Think about nuclear arms control

understanding the arms race

by Richard Smoke

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Published by Walker in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear arms control -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Arms race -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Nuclear arms control -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Arms race -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Nuclear arms control.,
    • Nuclear warfare.,
    • Arms race.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the nuclear arms race, its historical background, technological ramifications, and impact on contemporary life.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesNuclear arms control.
      StatementRichard Smoke.
      SeriesThe Think series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .S487 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2393535M
      ISBN 100802767613, 0802767621
      LC Control Number87023110

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      “Arms control” and “nuclear weapons” are phrases that appear on the front page of every newspaper virtually every day and are heard on the television news programs almost every night. Yet the former is largely undefined in the average citizen's mind and the latter, even though understood, conjures up such unpleasant images that the same.   The Growing Dangers of the New Nuclear-Arms Race. “It is not irrational to think nuclear states can disarm,” she said. Since the publication of my book “Command and Control,” in.

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So how do we get out of them and what role does arms control play. I think Ambassador Burt said it well when he talked about the value of arms control.

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By targeting nuclear plants, they can wreak havoc comparable to that wrought by an earthquake and tsunami, crippling a great economic and military power. True, no [ ]. The idea of international control resurfaced in what might be called the first nuclear arms control proposal of the Cold War, the Baruch plan, which the U.S.

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Apart from the abovementioned demise of the INF treaty, the prospects for extending ‘New START’ (the US-Russia treaty limiting strategic offensive nuclear forces that expires in ) look grim and for the first time since the s we may soon enter a. Arms Control Feroz Hassan Khan PART IV: POST-COLD WAR MILITARY.

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