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Deterrence and survival in the nuclear age

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Defense Production.

Deterrence and survival in the nuclear age

(the "Gaither report" of 1957) ...

by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Defense Production.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: 94th Congress, 2d session. Joint committee print

    Other titlesGaither report of 1957
    StatementJoint Committee on Defense Production, Congress of the United States
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14179964M

    Hacking nuclear weapons is a global threat By David Krieger, opinion contributor — 10/08/18 PM EDT The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill. Theories of Deterrence. If modern deterrence theories were born in the wake of World War I, they came of age as World War II was winding down. By that time, the contentious debate between liberal and realist thinkers was seemingly resolved ().In short order, realist thinkers came to dominate strategic discourse in both academic and policy-making circles, and “power” Author: Stephen L. Quackenbush, Frank C. Zagare.

    For the above reasons the core purpose of nuclear weapons, that is, deterrence of nuclear threats or actual use of nuclear weapons, has retained its value in thepost-Cold War era. The question remains whether this is the only purpose which should form the basis of . Sin, Karma, and Survival in the Nuclear Age. Many people today are urgently calling for action to avert a global nuclear holocaust. Nuclear war, they say, threatens to end all life on earth, and the most urgent task before us is to save the human race and all other forms of life from extinction.

    Nuclear deterrence has by and large been unrelenting in South Asia since nuclear age, which was evidently marked by the strategic and ideological contention between the two super-powers, ended with the down fall of the security or at least to survival (Khan, , p. .   He further elaborates that the deterrence theory was developed in the nuclear age during the Cold War by Western nuclear strategists. This meant that theory development’s preoccupation was nuclear deterrence and that the interest in theory and its development would depend on US foreign policy concerns.


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Deterrence and survival in the nuclear age (the "Gaither report" of. Laurence W. Beilenson, in a stimulating book, Survival and Peace in the Nuclear Age (Regnery-Gateway, Chicago, Illinois, pp., $) has a natural sympathy for the libertarian’s position, but he is sure that simple trust is not enough.

To keep one’s enemies at a distance in the age of the intercontinental ballistic missile requires a. The whole questions of the role of nuclear deterrence in U.S.

strategic policy deserves a robust national debate, and Dr. Payne's insightful, timely and exceedingly well-documented analysis in The Great American Gamble is a perfect place to begin. For many who read his book, it is also likely where it will end.

-- --Senator Charles Robb5/5(3). “Nuclear weapons seem to be in almost everybody’s bad book, but the fact is that they are a powerful force for peace. Deterrence is most likely to hold when the costs and risks of going to war are unambiguously stark. The more horrible the prospect of war, the less likely war is.

Deterrence is also more robust when conquest is more : Gerald Brown. Washington, DC, May 1, - President Obama's recent call for a "world without nuclear weapons" immediately raised questions of how do you get there, what does deterrence actually require before you get there, and how many nuclear weapons would that involve at each step.

Exactly these questions of "how much is enough" were raised fifty years ago in secret debate. North Korea and the US: Trapped in the age of Nuclear Deterrence. By Mark Rais.

The standoff between nuclear giant United States and newcomer North Korea is a remarkable reflection of a past age. The Cold War determined the patterns of current nuclear deterrence in east Asia. Japan, as the only country to be a nuclear victim, had little stomach to build nuclear weapons and Tokyo thus put forth its three non-nuclear principles: it ‘would not possess, manufacture, or allow nuclear weapons on Japanese territory’ (p.

44).Author: Joel Campbell. As a result, nuclear deterrence was useful in preventing only the most catastrophic scenarios that would have threatened our survival. But even with the deployment of thousands of nuclear weapons on both sides of the Iron Curtain, the Soviet moves into Hungary in and Czechoslovakia in were not deterred.

@article{osti_, title = {Nuclear war: the facts on our survival}, author = {Goodwin, P}, abstractNote = {Unless we reject the premise that a nuclear war can be waged rationally and one side can emerge victorious, a nuclear war could happen.

Goodwin describes what will happen during and after a nuclear exchange. He describes the effects of heat and blast, and the. Despite the terror, maybe deterrence really has been sturdy; after all, we have so far survived the nuclear age and avoided annihilation.

But such confidence is, at best, premature. Deterrence in nuclear age is different than the one earlier practiced. Its failure would mean world destruction. It is also no longer a matter of complex calculation of material and psychological factors as the Swiss deterrence was. March By Edward Ifft.

Seventy years into the nuclear age, something revolutionary is about to occur. It is likely that, within the next year or two, a majority of the world’s countries will declare in a legally binding document that they no longer accept nuclear deterrence as a valid concept in international relations.

Deterrence theory was developed against the backdrop of the ColdWar nuclear arms race and focused on the prevention of nuclearwhile the majority of academic research and public debate was con-cerned with the prevention of nuclear war—the net result was that deter-rence became synonymous with nuclear weapons—conventional.

To join or not to join the nuclear club: how nations think about nuclear weapons: lessons from the Middle East., by Va.) To Join Or Not To Join The Nuclear Club ( Quantico, George Perkovich, Målfrid. Relinquished nuclear powers: a case study of Libya Braut-Hegghammer, and Marine Corps University (U.S.).

Paul Bracken argues in his book, The Second Nuclear Age, we will continue to develop nuclear strategy rather than develop strategy in a nuclear age.

This is proving to be true. In the Strategic Master Plan, the Air Force advocates for a deterrence strategy that is “cost-imposing.” It is a strategy in which the United States can.

United States Nuclear Strategy: Deterrence, Escalation and War. Louis René Beres. War is a matter of vital importance to the State; the province of life or death; the road to survival or ruin.

It is mandatory that it be thoroughly studiedSun Tzu, The Art of War. Introduction. Finally he contends that the revolution in military affairs can promote less reliance on deterrence by retaliatory threats, support better collective management of peace and security and permit us to outgrow nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction.

This new major work builds upon Patrick Morgan's landmark book, Deterrence (). The third challenge posed to minimum deterrence by the contemporary geo- political context of the United States is extended deterrence. The .Nuclear deterrence is an idea that became a potentially lethal ideology, one that remains influential despite having been increasingly discredited.

After the .Mutual(ly) assured destruction (MAD) is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender (see pre-emptive nuclear strike and second strike).

It is based on the theory of deterrence, which holds that the threat of using .