Controlled Thermonuclear War

Brower, Michael
July 1962
New Republic;7/30/62, Vol. 147 Issue 4/5, p9
Focuses on key controversies pertaining to a thermonuclear war involving the U.S. and the Soviet Union citing American nuclear strategy and policy under the administration of President John F. Kennedy. Details about the Truman-Eisenhower doctrine stipulating the launch of a nuclear first strike relevant to a counter-force strategy accepted by the Americans; Nuclear and defense strategy and capacity of both countries; Indications of foreign relations.


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