Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 38 items

  • Keywords: nuclear strategy x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter lays out the volume's main arguments in brief. Contrary to the usual focus on superpowers and Cold War nuclear competition, the chapter proposes a different dynamic. It asks what ... More


Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

John Baylis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book emphasizes the role of competing strategic beliefs in the formulation of British nuclear strategies between 1945 and 1964. Based on recently released documents, the British approach to ... More


British Nuclear Strategy and Co-ordination with the USA

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows that towards the end of the 1950s, Britain's nuclear strategy was to be influenced not merely by access to American delivery systems and warhead designs, but also by a much freer ... More


Creating the Western Alliance: Britain and Germany after World War II

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the process whereby the Federal Republic of Germany formally gained its sovereignty and joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Alliance. This provides a framework ... More


Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Vipin Narang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The world is in a second nuclear age in which regional powers play an increasingly prominent role. These states have small nuclear arsenals, often face multiple active conflicts, and sometimes have ... More


Contemporary Nuclear Strategy and Waging War

Clark Ian

in Waging War: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273257
eISBN:
9780191684012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the prospect of nuclear war and the place of such a prospect in nuclear strategies of deterrence. It examines nuclear targeting, nuclear war-fighting doctrines, and problems ... More


British Nuclear Strategy, France, and the Nassau Meeting

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issues generated by Skybolt's demise spilt over into the subsequent Nassau meeting and the agreement, in principle, to sell Polaris missiles to Britain. Again, questions must be faced as to the ... More


The Impact of Nassau on British Nuclear Strategy 1963–1964

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Due to the uncertain security in the employment of the British nuclear strategy, Britain engaged in the Nassau affairs. The Nassau conference signifies a treaty wherein the United States (at the time ... More


The Shastri-Gandhi Years, 1964–74: The External Dynamics

Ashok Kapur

in Pokhran and Beyond: India's Nuclear Weapons Capability

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195667547
eISBN:
9780199081790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195667547.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter identifies several of the major dynamics in India's nuclear policy and politics that emerged during the Shastri-Gandhi years. It discusses the growing strength of the nuclear debate ... More


Strategy, the Services, and Weapon Systems (i): The V-Bombers, Thor, Blue Steel, and Air Defence

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the British nuclear strategy during the period 1957–62. The one single theme which brings unity to the subject of British nuclear strategy during the period is the troublesome ... More


New Sheriff in Town

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the evolution of nuclear strategy, with an emphasis on multiple options and civilian control of the execution of war plans. Truman and Eisenhower held different beliefs on the ... More


Nuclear Energy: A Rising-Cost Technology

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

All other things being equal, a CO2 price thus tends to decrease the cost of nuclear power compared to fossil fuel energy. Would the widespread introduction of carbon pricing then justify the use of ... More


Nuclear Capabilities

George Perkovich and Toby Dalton

in Not War, Not Peace?: Motivating Pakistan to Prevent Cross-Border Terrorism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199467495
eISBN:
9780199087112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467495.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses possible innovations India could undertake in nuclear doctrine and capabilities to complement an army-centric strategy, a precision-strike strategy, or a covert operations ... More


China and Global Nuclear Order: From Estrangement to Active Engagement

Nicola Horsburgh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198706113
eISBN:
9780191775277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706113.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores China’s engagement with global nuclear order since 1949. Engagement refers to the process of creating, consolidating, and maintaining nuclear order by assessing the methods China ... More


Toward a New Theory of Nuclear Deterrence: The Superiority-Brinkmanship Synthesis Theory

Matthew Kroenig

in The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190849184
eISBN:
9780190870591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849184.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops a new theory of nuclear deterrence, the superiority-brinkmanship synthesis theory. The theory brings together traditional arguments in the nuclear strategy literature about the ... More


China ‘Joins the World’ and Engages with Nuclear Order, 1976–89

Nicola Horsburgh

in China and Global Nuclear Order: From Estrangement to Active Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198706113
eISBN:
9780191775277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706113.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 examines China’s engagement with global nuclear order during the period of opening up and reform, between 1976 and 1989. In particular, it explores China’s decision to join the Conference ... More


End of an Era

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the impact of new ideas on the Berlin and Cuban Missile crises, plans for nuclear warfare, weapons for future war, and the US Air Force. During the one thousand days of the ... More


The Scientific Strategists Follow the Economists to an Intellectual Dead End

Michael C. Desch

in Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691181219
eISBN:
9780691184906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter assesses whether academic social science had any influence on nuclear strategy. Social science did have important effects on strategy. At times this was direct. More often it was ... More


Thomas Schelling and His Signature Course on Strategic Thinking

ROBERT V. DODGE

in Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter presents a brief summary of Schelling's career with tributes, taking him from NATO, to Washington and then the beginning of his academic career at Yale. From Yale he headed to the RAND ... More


Prevail

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter reviews existing schools of scholarship that describe airpower's evolving role in conflict and informs the book's discussion of the origins of air-atomic theory. It argues ... More


View: