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Deterrence and defense in a nuclear, biological, and chemical environment
Robert G. Joseph
1999 by Center for Counterproliferation Research, National Defense University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
|Statement||Robert G. Joseph and John F. Reichart|
|Contributions||Reichart, John F, Center for Counterproliferation Research|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 43 p.|
|Number of Pages||43|
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Why Not Use the Nuclear Umbrella? Senate confirmed in Januaryhe is responsible biological the Under Secretary of Defense for all matters pertaining to acquisition; contract administration; logistics and material readiness; installations and environment; operational energy; chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons; the acquisition workforce; and the defense industrial base. John E. The Japanese people will eventually hold its policy elite to account for this hypocrisy. Putting aside the reputational and normative costs of violating the nuclear taboo, there are strong operational downsides to using nuclear weapons in an invasion scenario that Roehrig does not emphasize enough.
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And the petty officer is holding his own right [along] with the Secretary of all Defense. Under this doctrine, the United States deterred direct attack upon itself with strategic nuclear forces, while extending protection to its Cold War allies and friends by promising to escalate a war to the nuclear level if they were in danger of defeat by Soviet-led forces, even if this entailed first use of nuclear weapons by the United States.
Extended deterrence was achieved via the "seamless web" of conventional, theater, and strategic nuclear forces. Ultimately, the contributions in this and chemical environment book point out the need for more extensive research and thinking about the role of nuclear weapons in the 21st century.
As perverse as it may sound, a U. Shaffer served a year United States Air Force career in command, weather, intelligence and acquisition oversight with assignments in Utah, California, Ohio, Honduras, Germany, Virginia and Nebraska.
This was a safe assumption at the time, which allowed for significant savings during the interwar years. The more capable American conventional forces are, the less important nuclear weapons seem and the less the United States will need to rely on them.
These might include nonmilitary sanctions, foreign policy initiatives, economic measures, and positive inducements. The United States probably can safely eliminate specifically "tactical" nuclear weapons the removal of weapons from Europe is a sensitive, symbolic political issue to be decided by the needs of the NATO states.
Roehrig also provides a nice conceptual overview of extended deterrence and the challenges it raises, drawing constructively on recent work on reputations, credibility, and resolve — all without becoming excessively theoretic.
The United States would attempt to make its nuclear weapons fade into the background, in order not to weaken its hand unduly in advocating nonproliferation, but the nuclear force would remain in the shadows as a potent deterrent.
This is because it is hard to calculate the probability of what action the opponent is going to choose. Such an alternative would be less attractive to the extent that it underscores our belief that nuclear weapons confer major national security benefits, and dilutes our nonproliferation activities.
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Although Biological treads somewhat cautiously in his analysis, and has left some important strategy and policy debates under-discussed, his is an otherwise exceptional book that offers a great starting point for future research. The term "biological warfare" brings to mind images of ruthless dictators, delusional terrorists, and cartoonish movie villains.
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