Books tagged: nuclear weapons

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Increasing Uncertainty: The Dangers of Relying on Conventional Forces for Nuclear Deterrence - Critique of the Nuclear Posture Review, Global Zero, Risk of Conventional Prompt Global Strike Missiles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US decision to meet the needs of deterrence by relying less on nuclear weapons and instead developing conventional weapons that can have strategic effects may not have had the intended deterrent effect on Russia and China. Far from encouraging them to reduce the importance of nuclear weapons in their national security strategy, it may have inspired them to rely more on nuclear weapons.
The Russian Navy: A Historic Transition - Official U.S. Navy Intelligence Report on New Developments Shaping Russia's Navy and Operations in the 21st Century, Review of Ships, Weapons, Leadership
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This publication, The Russian Navy - A Historic Transition, is intended to provide the reader with a basic introduction to the Russian Navy and an appreciation of current developments that will shape Russia's navy and its operations in the 21st century.
Avoiding a Nuclear Catastrophe: WMD Weapons Threat from North Korea, Iran, Terrorists, Russia, China, Treaties, Role of Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD), Strengthening the Air Force Nuclear Enterprise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
An estimated 35 countries have nuclear weapons, highly enriched uranium, and/or stockpiles of plutonium on their soil. Although four out of every five nuclear weapons that have been built since 1945 have retired from service, the world is still awash in nuclear weapons.
Arms Control and Missile Defense: Explaining Success and Failure in U.S. - Russian Cooperation - ABM, INF Treaties, Ballistic Missile Defense, Putin's Siloviki, KGB Cadre, Intellectual Entrepreneurs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Russia can no longer be considered a world superpower, but it remains a great power in terms of strategic global security. Russia's importance is based on its nuclear arsenal and permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Atomic Army: The Roles of the U.S. Army in America's Nuclear Endeavors - Revealing History from Manhattan Project to Today, Pentomic Era, New Look, Tactical Nukes, Deployments in Europe, Korea, Japan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the roles of the U.S. Army in America's nuclear undertakings. Since 1942, when the Army took responsibility for managing the Manhattan Project, the Army has made many important contributions to America's nuclear endeavors.
Eisenhower: The Colonels' Revolt: Eisenhower, The Army, and the Politics of National Security - Budgetary Politics and Interservice Rivalries, Role of Nuclear Weapons, Korean War Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper reviews the budgetary politics and interservice rivalries involved in the formulation of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's defense policies. Specifically, the paper chronicles the reaction of the U.S. Army General Staff to proposals to greatly increase U.S. reliance on strategic air power at the expense of Army force structure and modernization.
Commander's Guide to Support Operations Among Weaponized Displaced Persons, Refugees, and Evacuees, Purposeful Introduction of Biologically Infected Persons or CBRNE Casualties, WMD Threat at Camps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,830. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The psychological, health, and logistical implications of displaced persons fleeing a real or perceived chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and enhanced conventional weapons (CBRNE) environment will create complex mission command and support requirements requiring innovative and agile responses.
2017 Cyber Attack Deterrence: Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force on Cyber Deterrence – Developing Scalable Strategic Offensive Cyber Capabilities, Resilience of U.S. Nuclear Weapons, Attribution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This is a complete reproduction of the final report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Cyber Deterrence released in late February 2017. The Task Force was asked to consider the requirements for deterrence of the full range of potential cyber attacks against the United States.
H-Bomb Development: Decision on the Merits or Political Necessity? U.S. Response to the Soviet Atomic Explosion, Summary of Participants’ Positions, Did Truman Have a Choice, or Want One?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph employs a historical analysis to review the debate and subsequent decision within the US government in 1949 and 1950 over whether to pursue an accelerated program to develop thermonuclear weapons. The development of the thermonuclear bomb by the United States and Soviet Union in the early 1950s significantly altered the balance of power between nations.
War Territory Nation: Israel, the Arabs, and the Jewish People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Robert Eisenman’s War Territory Destiny: Israel, the Arabs, and the Jewish People develops ideas conceived of while he was living in Israel’s “Occupied Territories” after The Six-Day War for five years and in the U.S.A. thereafter after The Yom Kippur War.