A Noted Cold-War Scholar Analyzes the Long Struggle with Russia

THE threat of war is still the ultimate argument of the diplomat; the conduct of war is still the business of the soldier. But in the nervous decades of nuclear adventure, the infinite implications of armed combat have made a military authority of the scholar. It is the scientist with his slipstick who measures the effects of untried weapons in future battles. It is the professor at the blackboard who defines the dilemmas that complicate each new scheme for building a practical deterrent. One acknowledged dean of this new breed of cold-war...

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