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On the uses of military power in the nuclear age

Klaus Eugen Knorr

On the uses of military power in the nuclear age

by Klaus Eugen Knorr

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Published by [Published for the Princeton Center of International Studies by] Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military policy,
  • Nuclear weapons

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Klaus Knorr.
    ContributionsWoodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Center of International Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA11 .K63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 185 p.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5990932M
    LC Control Number66021834

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The place and functions of military power in the international affairs of the nuclear age must now be examined beyond the confrontation of the two superpowers, although this confrontation, necessarily and importantly, impinges on all other uses of military force by the nuclear great powers.

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Klaus Eugen Knorr. He inquires into the costs and disadvantages of military power-the greatly reduced security obtainable even by the major nuclear powers and the noticeable diminution in the legitimacy of international violence in its several forms.

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Klaus Eugen Knorr. Hardcover ISBN: $/£62 Paperback ISBN: $/£ Professor Knorr examines bends in the values which nations derive in their international relationships from the possession and use of both nuclear and non-nuclear military forces, and suggests that territorial conquest and the furtherance of economic benefits by military means have generally diminished in appeal.

On the uses of military power in the nuclear age, by Klaus Knorr [Published for the Princeton Center of International Studies by] Princeton University Press Princeton, N.J Australian/Harvard Citation. Knorr, Klaus. & Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Center of. On the Uses of Military Power in the Nuclear Age. [Klaus Eugen Knorr] -- Professor Knorr examines bends in the values which nations derive in their international relationships from the possession and use of both nuclear and non-nuclear military forces, and suggests that.

Overview This book uses the 21st Century Foundations series format to re-introduce to the military community the writings of General Thomas S. Power, the third Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Air Command (SAC). Dr. Knorr, a German-born economist and political scientist, wrote many books developing a thesis that the nuclear age had necessitated a global ascendance of diplomatic and economic policies over.

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Michael A. Hiltzik. avg rating — ratings. Eight sovereign states have publicly announced successful detonation of nuclear weapons. Five are considered to be nuclear-weapon states (NWS) under the terms of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

In order of acquisition of nuclear weapons these are the United States, Russia (the successor state to the Soviet Union), the United Kingdom, France, and China.

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We respond to every Soviet advance in the nuclear field by what can best be described as a flight into technology, by devising ever more fearful weapons. The more powerful the weapons, however, the greater becomes the reluctance to use them. At a period of unparalleled military strength, the President has best summedCited by: While atomic power was promoted for a time as the epitome of progress and modernity, entering into the nuclear power era also entailed frightful implications of nuclear warfare, the Cold War, mutual assured destruction, nuclear proliferation, the risk of nuclear disaster (potentially as extreme as anthropogenic global nuclear winter), as well as beneficial civilian applications in nuclear medicine.

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