Nuclear Heuristics: Selected Writings of Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter
by R. Zarate, H. D. Sokolski
Publisher: Strategic Studies Institute 2009
Number of pages: 659
The book demonstrates not only the historical importance, but also the continuing relevance of the Wohlstetters' work in national security strategy and nuclear policy. It is the first book to make widely available over twenty of Albert and Roberta's most influential published and unpublished writings.
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