Limited war in the nuclear age

  • 191 Pages
  • 4.37 MB
  • English
Greenwood Press , Westport, Conn
Limited war., Nuclear war
StatementMorton H. Halperin.
LC ClassificationsUA11.5 .H35 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 191 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4549756M
ISBN 100312201161
LC Control Number77018193

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halperin, Morton H. Limited war in the nuclear age. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, [] c (OCoLC) Limited War in the Nuclear Age Paperback – January 1, by Morton H. Halperin (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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There are even people. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halperin, Morton H. Limited war in the nuclear age. New York, Wiley [] (OCoLC) Document Type. The concepts of limited and total war took on new meaning with the advent of the nuclear age Limited wars have always existed and states have often applied a portion of their full effort to achieve a goal that was less important than the state’s survival.

Book 1. [3] Morillo, War in World History, [4] Nina Tannenwald, “Nuclear. In logistics: Logistics in the nuclear age. Most warfare, moreover, was limited in scale and made little use of advanced technology.

It produced only nine highly mobilized war economies: the two Koreas (–53), Israel (,), North Vietnam (–75), Biafra (–70), Iran and Iraq (–88)—all except Israel preindustrial Third World countries. Abstract. Until the theory of limited war was shaped by the experience of two critical conflicts — Korea and Vietnam.

Korea was responsible for a concept geared to an east-west confrontation and dependent on the limitation of objectives in order to have any realistic hope of limiting by: 4. The detailed elaboration of a strategic doctrine of limited war, the formulation of specific plans for carrying out this doctrine, and the combined efforts of government, the military establishment, and private analysts and publicists to translate the doctrine into particular weapons and forces are developments peculiar to.

The last two decades have seen a slow but steady increase in nuclear armed states, and in the seemingly less constrained policy goals of some of the newer rogue states in the international system. The authors ofOn Limited Nuclear War in the 21st Century argue that a time may come when one of these states makes the conscious decision that using a nuclear weapon against the United States, its.

Limited War in the nuclear age refers to those conflicts that directly or indirectly involve the possibility of its expansion into a general nuclear war and where it is this fear of its escalation into a nuclear holocaust that is responsible for keeping the warfighting restrained. 65File Size: 2MB.

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Kissinger: Limited War Crucial in Nuclear Age. By Morton Halperin. NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND FOREIGN POLICY, By Henry A. Kissinger. New York: Council on Foreign Relations. $ American foreign policy in the present age has been essentially a reaction to moves by the Soviet Union.

The first, a limited nuclear war (sometimes attack or exchange), refers to a small-scale use of nuclear weapons by two (or more) belligerents. A "limited nuclear war" could include targeting military facilities—either as an attempt to pre-emptively cripple the enemy's ability to attack as a defensive measure, or as a prelude to an invasion by.

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Even before intellectuals had begun advocating limited nuclear war, the military was busy preparing to fight one. Nato had already formally decided to field tactical nuclear weapons in Europe on Decem The Nato war-game, “Carte Blanche,” of June, simulated a Europe-wide war with the Warsaw Pact involving field weapons.

On limited nuclear war in the 21st century, nuclear age. E.L. Colby analyzed the policy-level implementation of these the book revisits the Cold War debates on limited war and gives : Shameer Modongal.

Revisiting the paranoia of the cold war era, this list will envelope books involving an end time's scenario via our nuclear appetite.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Part One: The Problems of Survival 1.

The Challenge of the Nuclear Age 2. The Dilemma of American Security Part Two: Technology and Strategy 3. The Fires of Prometheus 4. The Esoteric Strategy-Principles of All-Out War 5. What Price Deterrence. The Problems of Limited War 6.

The Problems of Limited Nuclear War 7. Henry Kissinger’s Tactical-Nuclear Shadow. By Jeffrey Fran k. July 6, The right model for a limited nuclear war was, he said, naval strategy, “in which self-contained units with great.

First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Just as we generally pay scant attention to the potential dangers of nuclear power and nuclear war, until quite recently, scholars have made limited critical attempts to understand the cultural manifestations of the nuclear status by:   Sincewe have lived through a time when, thanks to the Cold War nuclear standoff and US military supremacy, there have not been any all Author: Taylor Dinerman.

Nevertheless, the core of the book remains the problem of foreign policy in "the nuclear age" in its true sense. Kissinger's main argument is that limited war was.

Troubled by the apocalyptic overkill of the SIOP, nuclear experts in almost every presidential administration for the next 40 years looked for ways to fight a “limited” nuclear war. The Problem of Limited War 1. Some unsung genius in the Pacific theater during the Second World War wrote a piece of advice for Americans in troubled times which ran: “When in danger,/when in doubt,/Run in circles!/Scream and shout.

As one listened, in the first days after the launching of the Sputniks, to the bellows of Congressional consternation, the muddled and contradictory mouthings of. Nuclear weapons did not diminish in importance with the end of the Cold War, but remain an important element of US national security policy.

In Nuclear Weapons in the Information Age, Dr. Stephen J. Cimbala, distinguished professor of political science at Penn State, Brandywine, offers a clear, concise study of the coexistence of nuclear and.

AI FORCE ASSOCIATION HQ: For more than 60 years, most Americans have thought of nuclear weapons as an all-or-nothing game. The only way to win is not to play at all, we believed, because any use Author: Sydney J.

Freedberg Jr. (Strategy in the Missile Age []), Charles Os‐ good (Limited War Revisited []), and HenryKissinger (Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy[]) were published. Perhaps the most significant thing about this book is that it was written at all, the brainchild of.

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About the Book. This engrossing anthology gathers together a remarkable collection of writings on the use of strategy in war. Gérard Chaliand has ranged over the whole of human history in assembling this collection—the result is an integration of the annals of military thought that provides a learned framework for understanding global political history.

The Cold War of the s and s between the US and the Soviet Union was largely forged by this fear of nuclear war.

Each nation raced to develop more and more powerful bombs pointed at one another’s shores. The Atomic Bomb and the Nuclear Age. The Limited Test Ban Treaty banning nuclear weapon tests between the US, Great.

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Navy from the Cold War up through the present ing radical new developments in warships such as nuclear-powered submarines and carriers equipped with ballistic missiles, the post-World War II. In collaboration with his military colleagues, he has produced two volumes of nuclear age war-gaming entitled The Third World War: A Future History () and The Third World War: August ().

These works, replete with maps, photographs, and detailed descriptions of every major weapon in the arsenals of both sides, are hardly novels at all.