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The limits of nuclear war

Paul Ramsey

The limits of nuclear war

thinking about the do-able and the un-do-able.

by Paul Ramsey

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Published by Council on Religion and International Affairs in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear warfare.,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .R15
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p.
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5885462M
      LC Control Number63017701
      OCLC/WorldCa317556

      Introduction. In the aftermath of a nuclear war, genetic effects may appear trivial in comparison with the enormity of the catastrophic development in the survivors' health and the environment. 1 Gross effects are immediately or subtly demonstrable on the basis of diverse war scenarios. On the other hand, in a great number of organisms, genetic effects of radiation have been shown to occur Author: Fred Solomon, Robert Q. Marston. The Bible describes in three places (books of Daniel, Joel and Revelation) a great war that will take place at the end of time. John did not have language available to describe a nuclear war, but used comparisons with things he was familiar with (like a “burning mountain”).

        The Paradoxes of Nuclear War In , the journalist Fred Kaplan published his first book, “The Wizards of Armageddon,” about think tanks and the early days of nuclear strategy.   We must stop thinking of the possibility of nuclear war as normal.” – St Louis Post-Dispatch, "Our Favorite Books of " “The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner blends personal recollections and historical analysis with a set of considered proposals for reducing the threat of apocalyptic war. Many years in the making.

      Fred Kaplan is the national-security columnist for Slate and the author of five previous books, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War (a Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times bestseller), , Daydream Believers, and The Wizards of lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Brooke Gladstone.   An annual assessment of global nuclear arms finds that while the number of warheads has decreased over the past year, the modernization of nuclear forces continues to : Kelsey Reichmann.


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