5 edition of U.S. nuclear weapons found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||by Chuck Hanson|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||232 p. :|
|Number of Pages||232|
|LC Control Number||87021995|
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This book is a counter to the conventional wisdom that the United States can and should do more to reduce both the role of nuclear weapons in its security strategies and the number of nuclear weapons in its arsenal.
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