Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy, 1945-1964

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Contents
Abbreviationsxi
Introduction1
1 The Development of a Deterrence Frame of Mind 1945-194734
2 Nuclear Planning in a Vacuum 1948-194967
3 Strategic Dilemmas 1950-195199
4 The 1952 Global Strategy Paper: Continuity and Change126
5 The Radical Review and Inter-service Rivalries 1953-1954152
6 Thermonuclear Weapons and British Strategy 1954-1955178
7 Eden and the Policy of Strategic Expediency 1955-1956206
8 Independence and Interdependence 1957-1958241
9 Technological Change and Strategic Uncertainty 1959-1962278
10 The Impact of Nassau on British Nuclear Strategy 1963-1964319
Conclusion359

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