- Machine generated contents note: 1.The Emergence of a Deterrence `Habit of Mind' -- 2.The Chiefs of Staff, Nuclear Weapons, and Global Strategy -- 3.From Atomic Weapons to Thermonuclear Weapons -- 4.Forging the `Special' Anglo-American Nuclear Relationship -- 5.Polaris, Independence, and Interdependence -- 6.The Polaris Improvement Programme and Chevaline -- 7.The Polaris Replacement Debate under Labour -- 8.The Adoption of Trident -- 9.NATO Modernization Plans, SDI, and the End of the Cold War -- 10.Trident Replacement/Renewal: From `New Labour' to the Coalition Government -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- 1.British Nuclear Weapons, 1945-present -- 2.US Nuclear Weapons supplied to the UK, 1945-present -- 3.Strategic Strike Planning by Bomber Command, 1962 -- 4.Nuclear Targetting (1972) -- 5.United States/United Kingdom Agreements in the Military Nuclear Field -- 6.Brief for the Chief of the Air Staff, 1981 -- 7.Anglo-American Understandings on Nuclear Release Procedures: President-Prime Minister Correspondence -- 8.Main Committees Dealing with Nuclear Weapons Issues in the 1940s and 1950s.
- Based on a detailed analysis of archives and high level interviews this book looks at the role of beliefs, culture and identity in the making of British nuclear policy from 1945 through to the present day.
- 9780191771682 (ebook)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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