The De-escalation of Nuclear Crises

  • Editors
  • Joseph E. Nation

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Perspectives on Crisis De-escalation and Building Confidence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Richard E. Darilek
      Pages 3-35
    3. Sergei Y. Tikhonov
      Pages 36-55
    4. Paul K. Davis, Barry Wolf
      Pages 77-102
  3. Nuclear Operations and De-escalatory Measures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. David Frelinger
      Pages 151-176
  4. Future Prospects and Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. William C. Martel
      Pages 198-225
    3. Joseph E. Nation
      Pages 226-238
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 239-249

About this book


The de-escalation of a nuclear crisis is one of the major issues facing humankind. This book examines how nations in crises might successfully move back from the brink of nuclear war and how confidence-building measures might help and hinder the de-escalatory process.


20th century behavior building Confidence crisis Factor future nation nuclear Scala START success Superpower Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) war

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