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Sharing nuclear secrets, trust, mistrust, and ambiguity in Anglo-American nuclear relations since 1939, John Baylis and Anthony Eames.

Summary
Nuclear alliances are high stakes partnerships with the potential to enhance security, goodwill, scientific and technical innovation, and economic well-being; or, they risk a state's very existence, generate social and political unrest, and fracture frameworks for international cooperation and jeopardize global reputations. Now entering its eighth decade, the Anglo-American nuclear alliance is the oldest and most complex in the world. 'Sharing Nuclear Secrets' is a single-volume study of the Anglo-American nuclear relationship, illuminating both its fragility and durability
Table of contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Abbreviations -- Biographical Details -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Wartime Period, 1939-45: Laying the Foundations -- 3. Breakdown and Renewal, 1945-52 -- 4. Progress and Suspicions, 1952-6 -- 5. Rebuilding Nuclear Trust, 1956-8 -- 6. Nuclear Trust Challenged, 1958-63 -- 7. 'Independent' Deterrence, the MLF, and the Future of Polaris, 1963-9 -- 8. Polaris Improvement: Realism, (Dis)unity, and Détente, 1969-74 -- 9. Evolving Deterrence Requirements: Chevaline, SALT II, and European Security, 1974-9 -- 10. Trident and the Death of Détente, 1979-82 -- 11. Alliance Nuclear Modernization and SDI Dilemmas, 1982-9 -- 12. After the Cold War: Special Still More, 1990-2016 -- 13. Continuities and 'Pebbles in the Shoe', 2016-23 -- 14. Conclusion -- Appendix: The Institutionalisation of Anglo-American Nuclear Cooperation -- Bibliography -- Index
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Note
Also issued in print: 2023
Physical description
1 online resource (380 pages)
Specific material designation
remote
Form of item
online
ISBN
9780198875130

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