Tactical Nuclear Weapons and Euro-Atlantic Security: The by Paolo Foradori

By Paolo Foradori

This e-book bargains a accomplished exam of the $64000 safeguard factor of tactical nuclear guns in Europe.

Nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament have back to the head of the foreign political schedule. the problem assumes specific significance in regard to NATO, on condition that a few 150–200 US tactical nuclear guns (TNWs) are nonetheless found in 5 nations belonging to the Alliance (Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey). The prior few years have visible lively debate within the usa and Europe at the position of such guns within the present state of affairs of overseas protection, and whether or not they might be additional lowered or thoroughly faraway from Europe.

Bringing jointly best students and analysts of TNW with country-specific competences, this quantity improves our realizing of this debate by way of delivering in-depth research of the presence, position, perceived worth and future of TNWs in Europe. The publication addresses the difficulty in a scientific demeanour, taking into consideration the views of all major actors at once or not directly excited by the talk. This technique presents new and demanding insights which can tell either theoretical and coverage paintings on a truly serious and well timed overseas factor, particularly throughout the ongoing assessment of NATO's deterrence and defence posture.

This booklet could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of ecu politics, eu defense, nuclear proliferation, and IR in general.

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