AUTHORNolan, Janne E.
TITLEGuardians of the Arsenal: The Politics of Nuclear Strategy
PUBLISHERBasic Books
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED1989
ISBN0-465-09802-9


The post World War II nuclear weapons policy of the United States from 1945 through the late 1980s is the subject of this book. The text provides an interesting insights into the events and personalities that climaxed with President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI or "Star Wars") initiated by his 1983 speech. In addition to her extensive research of government documents, the author conducted personal interviews with dozens of persons representing a broad spectrum of views on defense policy. A bibliographical note provides the details of the author's research and important sources.


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