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Title Russian nuclear weapons : past, present, and future / Stephen J. Blank, editor.

Publication Info. Carlisle, PA : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Robert R Jones PL Adult Non-Fiction - CVPG-1  623.4 BLA    AVAILABLE
Description x, 511 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note "November 2011."
"Strategic Studies Institute book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Stephen J. Blank -- Russian nuclear and conventional weapons : the broken relationship / Dale R. Herspring -- Russia's conventional armed forces : reform and nuclear posture to 2020 / Roger N. McDermott -- Nuclear weapons in Russian strategy and doctrine / Andrei Shoumikhin -- Russia's security relations with the United States : futures planned and unplanned / Pavel K. Baev -- Nuclear weapons in Russian national security strategy / Nikolai Sokov -- Caught between Scylla and Charybdis : the relationship between conventional and nuclear capabilities in Russian military thought / Daniel Goure -- Russia and nuclear weapons / Stephen J. Blank -- Russian tactical nuclear weapons : current policies and future trends / Richard Weitz -- New START and nonproliferation : suitors or separate tables? / Stephen J. Cimbala -- Russia's nuclear posture and the threat that dare not speak its name / Jacob W. Kipp.
Summary This book presents several essays analyzing Russia's extensive nuclear agenda and the issues connected with it. It deals with strategy, doctrine, European, Eurasian, and East Asian security agendas, as well as the central U.S.-Russia nuclear and arms control equations. This work brings together American, European, and Russian analysts to discuss Russia's defense and conventional forces reforms and their impact on nuclear forces, doctrine, strategy, and the critical issues of Russian security policies toward the United States, Europe, and China. It also deals directly with the present and future roles of nuclear weapons in Russian defense policy and strategy.
Form Also available online in PDF format from Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) web site. Adobe Acrobat Reader required.
Subject Nuclear weapons -- Russia (Federation)
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- Russia (Federation)
Military doctrine -- Russia (Federation)
Military doctrine. (OCoLC)fst01021106
Military policy. (OCoLC)fst01021386
Nuclear weapons. (OCoLC)fst01040971
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01040980
Strategy. (OCoLC)fst01134406
Russia (Federation) -- Military policy.
Russia (Federation) (OCoLC)fst01262050
Russia -- nuclear strategy -- nuclear weapons -- military doctrines.
Added Author Blank, Stephen, 1950-
Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute.
Other Form: Online version: Russian nuclear weapons (OCoLC)855440151
ISBN 1584875046
Sudoc No. D 101.146:R 92/14

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