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Deterrence without the bomb

A. Yaniv

Deterrence without the bomb

the politics of Israeli strategy

by A. Yaniv

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Israel
    • Subjects:
    • Deterrence (Strategy),
    • Israel -- Military policy.,
    • Israel -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAvner Yaniv.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA853.I8 Y27 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 324 p. ;
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2551467M
      ISBN 10066911104X
      LC Control Number85045018

      The bomb, nicknamed ‘Little Boy,’ detonated with the force of 15 kilotons of TNT. At le people were killed outright, with anot wounded, many of whom subsequently died of.   As long as the Bomb exists, nuclear deterrence will be our constant companion. But deterrence is a very dangerous double-edged sword. Deterrence without reassurance is a recipe for battlefield use. Reassurance takes the form of arms control, in all its aspects. We cast arms control aside at our collective peril.

        Calling this activity ‘Total Defence’, or ‘National Protection’ might shift the popular conception of what deterrence is about and allow us to look beyond the bomb. Third, the theoretical basis of deterrence could be enhanced by further exploration of the role of influence and postures on deterrence effect. No discussion of deterrence strategy in the 21st century can be meaningful without a clear understanding of how nuclear weap-ons have revolutionized and transformed warfare. In a small book written at the dawn of the nuclear age, a group of scholars drew some profound and prescient conclusions about the significance for human warfare.

        The book is a compilation of addresses given during a Vatican conference after which Pope Francis, on Nov. 10, , became the first pope to take a complete stand against nuclear weapons, even as. Pope Francis has condemned nuclear deterrence, ratified the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, and been a leader in the campaign for a world without nuclear weapons. In an address in Hiroshima Novem , he declared that “the use of atomic energy for purposes of war is today, more than ever, a crime not only against the dignity of.


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In particular, nuclear weapons are said to have induced stability during the Cold War, when both the US and the USSR possessed mutual second-strike retaliation capability, which eliminated the possibility of nuclear. The bomb, nicknamed ‘Little Boy,’ detonated with the force of 15 kilotons of TNT.

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