qThe authors argue that small U.S. and Russian arsenals on low alert satisfy all reasonable requirements of deterrence while greatly alleviating the more urgent problem of operational safety. They present a blueprint for making deep cuts in these arsenals and for taking them off hair-trigger alert.q--BOOK JACKET.although launch crews normally need special unlock codes held by the General Staff, the highest echelon of military command, to fire their missiles, the CIA report warned that these codes may be distributed fairly widely to alternativeanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Nuclear Turning Point|
|Author||:||Harold A. Feiveson, Bruce G. Blair|
|Publisher||:||Brookings Institution Press - 2010-12-01|