Armageddon and Paranoia: The Nuclear Confrontation

Author:   Sir Rodric Braithwaite
Publisher:   Profile Books Ltd
Edition:   Main
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9781781257210


Pages:   512
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Sir Rodric Braithwaite
Publisher:   Profile Books Ltd
Imprint:   Profile Books Ltd
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 3.10cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.450kg
ISBN:  

9781781257210


ISBN 10:   1781257213
Pages:   512
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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A timely and sober book ... a trenchant and stimulating analysis of nuclear deterrence * Observer * A wise observer of how close we came to Armageddon * Prospect * Braithwaite ... is on top form. * Financial Times * Personal experience plus careful study have given him a remarkable platform from which he brilliantly dissects the ethical dilemmas. -- Jonathan Steele * Guardian * Scintillating. * The Times * Rodric Braithwaite has produced a masterly history of the nuclear age just in time since its dangers are back with a vengeance. Our leaders must take the lessons in this meticulous and revelatory narrative ... -- Strobe Talbott, Brookings Institution


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Sir Rodric Braithwaite is a former British diplomat and author whose long Foreign Office career took him to Indonesia, Poland, Italy, America and Russia. He was British Ambassador in Moscow during the fall of the Soviet Union, which he described in Across the Moscow River (2002, Yale). Rodric Braithwaite was subsequently foreign policy adviser to the Prime Minister, John Major, and Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee. He is author of Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan (Profile Books), and Moscow 1941 (Profile Books), a bestseller translated into nineteen languages.

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