Flawed Logics by James H. Lebovic

By James H. Lebovic

James H. Lebovic explores the good judgment of looking peace in an hands race. Flawed Logics bargains a compelling highbrow background of U.S.-Russian strategic nuclear hands keep watch over.

Lebovic completely experiences the severe function of rules and assumptions in U.S. hands keep an eye on debates, tying them to controversies over U.S. nuclear process from the delivery of the atomic age to the current. every one nuclear palms treaty—from the Truman to the Obama administration—is assessed extensive and the positions of proponents and rivals are systematically offered, mentioned, and critiqued. Lebovic concludes that the phrases of those treaties with the Russians have been by no means nearly as good as U.S. proponents claimed nor as undesirable as rivals feared.

The finished research in Flawed Logics is goal and balanced, tough the common sense of hawks and doves, Democrats and Republicans, and theorists of all faculties with equivalent energy. Lebovic’s debatable argument will advertise debate as to the very plausibility of fingers control.

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