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Eric H. Arnett - Gunboat Diplomacy and the Bomb: Nuclear Proliferation and the United States Navy - 9780275933456 - KMK0001687
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Gunboat Diplomacy and the Bomb: Nuclear Proliferation and the United States Navy

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Description for Gunboat Diplomacy and the Bomb: Nuclear Proliferation and the United States Navy Hardcover. As more countries develop nuclear weapons, the effectiveness of the bomb as a deterrent reduces. The author discusses this proliferation with regard to the options open to the USA naval forces. Using scenarios, the author discusses whether these countries are immune to superpower intervention. Num Pages: 194 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 1FKA; 1HBL; 1KBB; JPSD; JWMN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate; (XV) Technical / Manuals. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 405. Clean copy lacking dust jacket with minor shelf wear. Stamp to page edges
In this powerful new analysis of the importance of U.S. nuclear proliferation policy, Eric H. Arnett realistically assesses the impact of nuclear proliferation on the ability of the United States to protect what is currently perceived to be its interests. The book offers a thorough review of the effects of nuclear weapons on U.S. power projection forces, the current capabilities of proliferant countries, and the ability of these proliferant to successfully deliver their nuclear weapons. Arnett constructs scenarios that test the relevance of the proliferant arsenals to U.S. capabilities, and probable willingness, to protect its interests in future crisis. Using ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Praeger Publishers
Condition
Used, Very Good
Number of Pages
194
Place of Publication
Westport, United States
ISBN
9780275933456
SKU
KMK0001687
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-1

About Eric H. Arnett
ERIC H. ARNETT is a program associate at the Program on Science, Arms Control, and National Security of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has written about decision processes in Congress, and has been involved in research projects on the Navy and on proliferation that have taken him to the U.S. Naval War College and the Stockholm ... Read more

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