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Author Dunn, David H.

Title The politics of threat : Minuteman vulnerability in American national security policy / David H. Dunn ; foreword by Lawrence Freedman.

Published Basingstoke [England] : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.


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 UniM Store  358.170973 DUNN GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 289 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-236)and index.
Contents Foreword / Lawrence Freedman -- Pt. 1. A Threat Established. 1. ICBM Vulnerability: The Development of an Issue. 2. SALT I and Minuteman Vulnerability: An Issue Established. 3. Strategic Innovation and ICBM Vulnerability: Evaluating the Threat to Minuteman. 4. Vladivostok, Nitze and the Vulnerability Scenario --Pt. 2. ICBM Vulnerability in the Carter Administration. 5. Carter, His Critics and the Politicisation of the Issue. 6. Carter, the MX and the Window of Vulnerability: The Political Context -- Pt. 3. ICBM Vulnerability in the Reagan Administration. 7. The Window of Vulnerability, Strategic Modernisation and the Townes Committee. 8. Reaction to the Townes Committee Report. 9. The President's Commission on Strategic Forces. 10. Reactions to the Commission's Recommendations.
Subject Ballistic missile defenses -- United States -- Combat survivability -- History.
First strike (Nuclear strategy)
Minuteman (Missile)
Soviet Union -- Military policy.
ISBN 0333678168 (Macmillan)
0312176112 (St. Martin's Press)