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The illogic of American nuclear strategy

by Robert Jervis

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear weapons,
    • Strategy,
    • United States -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Jervis.
      SeriesCornell studies in security affairs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .J47 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2845660M
      ISBN 100801417155
      LC Control Number84007731

        Robert Jervis asked this same question back in in a book titled The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy (Cornell University Press, ). His answer was--more or less--that policymakers do not understand what they are doing. Kroenig's book serves, in part, as a rebuttal to Jervis's argument.   Please join the Missile Defense Project for a conversation with Dr. Matthew Kroenig on his new book, The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy (). The discussion will address U.S. nuclear.

        The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters by Matthew Kroenig. Oxford University Press, , pp. In , Robert Jervis published a wide-ranging critique of American nuclear strategy entitled The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy, in which he argued that much of the thinking by nuclear strategists and decision makers within the US federal .   The event will also feature the launch of Dr. Kroenig’s new book titled “The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy.” On Twitter? Follow @ACScowcroft and use #USNuclearStrategy.

      Ever since the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, no nuclear weapons have been used in combat. This limits all efforts to develop theories about nuclear strategy, as does the fact that serious nuclear crises have been few and far between. Jervis, for example, titled his book. The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy. because, according to him, U.S. policy “seeks to repeal the nuclear rev-olution rather than coming to grips with [it].” Jervis, The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy, p. See also Waltz, “Nuclear Myths and Political Realities”; Charles L. Glaser.


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