The Second Nuclear Age

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, Jan 1, 1999 - Political Science - 193 pages
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"Gray's iconoclastic analysis, which includes a rigorous examination of the major policy and conceptual issues associated with WMD, criticizes traditional approaches to nonproliferation and assaults as fallacious both the aspiration to "abolish" or "marginalize" nuclear weapons and the idea that there is a "nuclear taboo" in universal operation. The Second Nuclear Age dares to specify the policy merit in nuclear weapons today."--BOOK JACKET.
  

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Contents

The Hunt for Political Context
17
Nuclear Fallacies
79
Nuclear Strategy
115
Coping with a Nuclear Future
153

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About the author (1999)

Colin Gray is Professor of International Politics and Director of the Centre for Security Studies at the University of Hull. He is the author of numerous books on strategy, including The Navy in the Post-Cold War World: The Uses and Value of Strategic Sea (1994), Explorations in Strategy (2nd edn,
1998), and The Second Nuclear Age (forthcoming 1999).

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