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How the end begins : the road to a nuclear World War III /

By: Rosenbaum, Ron
Material type: BookPublisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2011.Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.Description: 304 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781849833851Subject(s): Nuclear warfare | World War III | Nuclear weapons -- History | Deterrence (Strategy) -- History | Nuclear warfare | World War III | Nuclear weapons -- History | Military policyDDC classification: 355.02/15
Summary:
Explores instances in which conflict between countries came close to resulting in a nuclear battle with the potential of destroying the world, and discusses the possibility of nuclear annihilation.
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Explores instances in which conflict between countries came close to resulting in a nuclear battle with the potential of destroying the world, and discusses the possibility of nuclear annihilation.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-285) and index.

"We came so close" -- Major Hering's forbidden questions -- The forbidden question at the QWEST Center -- The number -- Bruce Blair : the doomsday discovery and the real danger -- Col. Yarynich's "100 nuclear wars," and the apocalypse equation -- "The ashes are still warm" : the second holocaust, Israel, and the morality of nuclear retaliation -- Iran: the "enigmatic box" and the NIE -- Endgame.

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