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The Arms race at a time of decision

The Arms race at a time of decision

annals of Pugwash 1983

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear warfare -- Congresses.,
  • Arms race -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Weapons systems -- Congresses.,
  • National security -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear disarmament -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Joseph Rotblat and Alessandro Pascolini ; foreword by Dorothy Hodgkin.
    ContributionsRotblat, Joseph, 1908-, Pascolini, A., 1944-, Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU263 .A76 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2866806M
    ISBN 100312049501
    LC Control Number84040288
    OCLC/WorldCa11255781

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Welcome to the Arms Race book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Churches made of meat, spaceships powered by song, simulate /5. The arms race concept is also used in other fields. However, the discussion in this article is limited to military arms races.

Examples of arms races since the early 20th century. One example of an arms race is the “dreadnought” arms race between Germany and Britain prior to World War I.

In the early 20th century, Germany as a rising power sought to challenge the United Kingdom’s traditional naval.

Arms races as exemplified by the accumulation of stocks of weapons represent a very special case of weapons as an instrument of power. We have argued that arms races in the twenty-first century will be very different from the Cold War arms race.

One of the things that is different about arms races now is the presence of increasing returns in theFile Size: 22KB. An arms race, such as the U.S.-Soviet Cold War nuclear arms race, occurs when countries increase their military forces to gain superiority over one another.

Arming and Arms Races James D. Fearon Department of Political Science Stanford University DRAFT Ma Abstract I consider a model of arming in which states choose in successive periods whether to build weapons and whether to attack, and in which arms accumulate across periods. Surprisingly, despite a long history.

In the s, U.S. President Ronald Reagan revived cold-war policies and rhetoric, referring to the Soviet Union as the "evil empire" and escalating the nuclear arms race; some have argued this stance was responsible for the eventual collapse of Soviet Communism while others attribute its downfall to the inherent weakness of the Soviet state.

End of U.S. monopoly on atomic threat. Also known as thermo-nuclear bomb, a significant power increase above a typical nuclear bomb. Named the R-7, was a significant range increase. Posed a major threat to the US because they could strike from farther than they could.

Major soviet advance in space-race, moral shift, showed society that the USSR. Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arms race at a time of decision. London: Macmillan, Beginnings of the Cold War Arms Race: The Truman Administration and the U.S.

Arms Build-up. The Truman administration's decision to embark on an arms build-up in was a critical event. For the first time other than a World War, the United States became a global military presence.5/5(1). Get this from a library. The Arms race at a time of decision: annals of Pugwash [Joseph Rotblat; A Pascolini;].

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xxiv + $) - Volume 79 Issue 4. Using arms and dollars, the United States tried to cultivate friendly regimes and markets around the world. This approach, manifest in the Marshall Plan and later in the Point IV Program providing aid to newly liberated third world countries, confirmed and expanded conflict.

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A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield By Billy Perrigo Updated: April 9, PM ET | Originally published: April 9, AM EDTAuthor: Billy Perrigo.For most of the 20th century, social scientists have attempted to understand the causes of military competition.

From this struggle has evolved the Richardson Tradition of Arms Race Analysis, a distinct body of scientific literature that uses a variety of mathematical techniques and theoretical ideas to solve the puzzle of what drives military interaction among nations.From toa naval arms race between the United Kingdom and Germany took place.

British concern about rapid increase in German naval power resulted in a costly building competition of Dreadnought -class ships. This tense arms race lasted untilwhen the war broke out.