Nuclear Weapons in U.S. National Security Policy [electronic resource] : Past, Present, and Prospects
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.
- Physical Description:
- 24 pages : digital, PDF file
- Highlights differences between construct of tailored deterrence and the concept of strategic deterrence that guided U.S. nuclear policy during the Cold War. Discusses changes in nuclear strategy, whether detailed and tailored attack plans are more likely to enhance deterrence or lead to the early use of nuclear weapons, whether tailored deterrence provides any guidance about the future size and structure of U.S. nuclear forces, and future role of nuclear weapons in U.S. national security policy.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Sept. 2012). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC., CRS Report., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
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