Hawks, Doves, and Owls: An Agenda for Avoiding Nuclear War

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Norton, Apr 1, 1986 - History - 282 pages
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The debate over national security and arms control has focused primarily on weapons more or fewer weapons, different kinds of weapons. Hawks tend to see the immediate cause of war as one-sided weakness that tempts an aggressive adversary. For Doves, the primary cause of war lies in arms races that become provocative."

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Graham Allison, founding dean of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, is the director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Douglas Dillon Professor of Government. He served as assistant secretary of defense for policy and plans and is the author of "Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis," He lives in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Albert Carnesale is Academic Dean at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He served on the U.S. delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (1970 1972) and as the head of the U.S. delegation to the International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation (1978 1980).

Joseph S. Nye, Jr., is Dean of the Faculty and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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