The Military Problem

Halperin, Morton H.
October 1961
New Republic;10/2/61, Vol. 145 Issue 14, p34
Focuses on the military problems of the United States due to the policy of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to develop nuclear weapons. Impact of the move on international politics; Value of nuclear weapons for the United States and allies in defending Berlin, Germany; Change in the military strength of the Soviet Union and the U.S. after the World War II; Effect of difference between the military policy of two U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Dwight D. Eisenhower on Berlin; Significance of the nuclear weapons development for the U.S. politics; Threats posed by the abundance of destructive power in big nations; Concerns regarding the development of nuclear weapons.


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