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Nuclear superiority the "new triad" and the evolution of nuclear strategy by David S. McDonough

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Published by Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Abingdon, New York .
Written in English


  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • Nuclear warfare,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation,
  • United States -- Foreign relations

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [93]-111).

Other titlesNew triad and the evolution of nuclear strategy
StatementDavid S. McDonough.
SeriesAdelphi paper -- 383, Adelphi papers -- no. 383.
ContributionsInternational Institute for Strategic Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15610629M
ISBN 109780415427340

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