Pioneers Of Nuclear Age Policy Analysis, Albert Wohlstetter 1913 1997 And Roberta Wohlstetter 1912 2007 Emerged As Two Of America S Most Controversial, Innovative And Consequential Strategists Through The Clarity Of Their Thinking, The Rigor Of Their Research, And The Persistence Of Their Personalities, They Were Able To Shape The Views And Aid The Decisions Of Democratic And Republican Policymakers Both During And After The Cold War Although The Wohlstetters Strategic Concepts And Analytical Methods Continue To Be Highly Influential, No Book Has Brought Together Their Most Important Published And Unpublished Essays Until Now.Edited By Robert Zarate And Henry Sokolski With Short Commentaries By Henry S Rowen, Alain C Enthoven, Richard Perle, Stephen J Lukasik, And Andrew W Marshall For , Visit Albert Wohlstetter Dot Com. Having perused the arguments in this collection of the great 20th century strategist Albert Wohlstetter and by inclusion his wife, Roberta , I find it interesting to so vehemently disagree with someone that I seem to agree with That is to say, although we seem to arrive at the same conclusions opposition to MADD, the use of technology in warfare the reasons why and the supporting evidence are nearly the opposite we have the means to blow them off the map without the need for total annihilation vs immorality in targeting a non aggressing enemy, improved accuracy in targeting is beneficial then increase in firepower vs non aggressive force techniques.The first thing that strikes me is that he comes off as pretty hypocritical in terms of those outcomes desired and the utter contradiction to other organizations or state actors that may wish their theory work out as well Some would say this is a fundamental aspect of strategy, I would say those people are passe We are in an age where strategy
Free pdf available from the US Army War College s Strategic Studies Institute thanks guys For those who don t know, Wohlstetter was the Atoms for Peace pundit swords into plowshares, opening up ports with tactical warheads etc Aside So, open up your American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 everybody S.1 is available here Check out the goodness one cool billion for research into the atomic arts ATOMIC ENERGY DEFENSE ACTIVITIESNation
To wordy dense for me to read straight through, but I m glad it is on my shelf.
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- Nuclear Heuristics: Selected Writings of Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter
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