From Nuclear Military Strategy to a World without War: A History and a Proposal

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impasse humankind has now reached, someone may think of something better than deterring war by preparing for it, by Star Wars, by "no first use" or "defensive last resort," or by arms control agreements taken alone -- all of which are nothing more than attempts to turn back the clock to a less unforgiving time.


NOTES
1
Robert Scheer, With Enough Shovels: Reagan, Bush and Nuclear War ( New York: Vintage Books, 1982, 1983), 261 ff.
2
McGeorge Bundy, George Kennan, Robert McNamara, and Gerard Smith, "Nuclear Weapons and the Atlantic Alliance", Foreign Affairs, Spring 1982; McNamara, Blundering Into Disaster ( Pantheon Books, 1986).
3
McGeorge Bundy, William J. Crowe, and Sidney D. Drell, "Reducing Nuclear Danger", Foreign Affairs, Spring, 1993; McGeorge Bundy, William J. Crowe, and Sidney D. Drell , Reducing the Nuclear Danger: The Road Away from the Brink ( New York: Council on Foreign Relations Press, 1993).
4
The New York Times, 17-18 April 1953.

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