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On the uses of military power in the Nuclear Age.

K. Knorr

On the uses of military power in the Nuclear Age.

by K. Knorr

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Published by Oxford U.P. in (s.l.) .
Written in English


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The book does not address an unfortunate reality of the fissile material age, that some states still see the military application of nuclear energy as essential for their security. It is not the intention of the authors to provide an answer to this overarching problem but to bring renewed public interest to this issue and the role that fissile. A nuclear weapon (also called an atom bomb, nuke, atomic bomb, nuclear warhead, A-bomb, or nuclear bomb) is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).Both bomb types release large quantities of energy from relatively small amounts of matter.

of Nuclear Strategy Bernard Brodie I That concept was put forward almost at once at the beginning of the nuclear age that is still the dominant concept of nuclear strategy-deterrence. It fell to me-few other civilians at the time were interested in military strategy-to publish the first analytical paper on the military implications of nuclear.   But there is no evidence that U.S. military power, which has always been far greater than Iran’s, has played a role in fostering it. Given this record, perhaps military enthusiasts in the United States and other nations should consider whether military power is a reliable source of influence in world affairs.

It will alter the balance of power from one superpower (the United States) to two superpowers as the Soviet Union begins testing nuclear weapons. Atomic weapons will start the nuclear age when they are dropped on Japan and other countries race to build them too.   Just as Asia began asserting itself economically in the s and s, it now does so militarily. The rise of Asian military power ushers in a new age in which Western interference in Asia will prove far more treacherous and costly than ever. For the first time in modern history, Asia has the power to shape its future -- for better or by:


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On the uses of military power in the Nuclear Age by K. Knorr Download PDF EPUB FB2

The place and functions of military power in the international affairs of the nuclear age must now be examined beyond the confrontation of the two superpowers, although this confrontation, necessarily and importantly, impinges on all other uses of military force by the.

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Five months earlier, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was founded with a dual mandate--promote the peaceful uses of atomic energy and prevent its military uses. Nuclear energy can be used in two big contexts: the civil context (mostly for production of electricity) and the military context (nuclear weapons).

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