Deterrence in the Twenty-first Century

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ON NUCLEAR DETERRENCE AND ASSURANCE

93. See, for example, Roger Speed and Michael May, “Dangerous Doctrine,”

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 61, no. 2 (March/April 2005): 38–49; David Mc-

Donough, Nuclear Superiority: The ‘New Triad’ and the Evolution of Nuclear Strategy,

Adelphi Paper No. 383 (New York: Routledge, 2006), 63–84; and Lawrence

Freedman, Deterrence (Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2004), 2, 24, 84.

94. Ivo Daalder, quoted in Michael Gordon, “Nuclear Arms: For Deterrence

or Fighting?” New York Times, 11 March 2002, A-1.

95. See, for example, Seymour Melman, “Limits of Military Power,” New

York Times, 17 October 1980, 31.

96. James Carroll, “The Paradox of Missile Defense,” Boston Globe, 5 June

2007, A-11; see also David Rupp, “Democratic Senator Says Bush Policies Increase

Risk of Nuclear Abyss,” Global Security Newswire, 29 January 2004,

http://www.nti.org/d_newswire/issues/2004_1_29.html#8944A21C.

97. Tom Scheber and Keith Payne, Examination of U.S. Strategic Forces Policy

and Capabilities (Fairfax, VA: National Institute for Public Policy, February

2008), 4.

98. As quoted in “Nuclear Weapons ‘Immoral,’ Say Religious, Scientific

Leaders,” Los Angeles Times, 9 March 2004, http://www.oneworld.net.

99. Robert Scheer, “Commentary: A Nuclear Road of No Return: Bush’s Bid

for New Kinds of Weapons Could Put the World on a Suicidal Course,” Los Angeles

Times, 13 May 2003, B-13.

100. William Arkin, “Secret Plan Outlines the Unthinkable,” Los Angeles

Times (latimes.com), 10 March 2002, http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/

laop-arkinmar10.story.

101. Crouch, Special Briefing.

102. This anecdote is recounted in Elting Morison, Men, Machines, and

Modern Times (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1966), 17–18.

103. Ibid., 18.

104. Ibid.

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