An Analysis of 'Assured Destruction'
HUDSON INST CROTON-ON-HUDSON NY
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The belief that the United States must retain an assured destruction capability, to be able to destroy some fixed percentage of Soviet citizenry and industrial capacity, even after absorbing a Soviet nuclear first strike, is the cornerstone of American strategic policy, both at present and in the mid-to-late 1960s. Arguments for and against the desirability of basing U. S. strategic policy upon retention of an assured destruction capability are given. A large number of quotations are given from proponents and opponents.
- Nuclear Warfare