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Western Alliance and the McNamara doctrine

Leonard Beaton

Western Alliance and the McNamara doctrine

by Leonard Beaton

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Published by Institute for Strategic Studies in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McNamara, Robert S., -- 1916-,
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Military policy.,
  • Nuclear weapons (International law)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe McNamara doctrine.
    Statementby Leonard Beaton.
    SeriesAdelphi papers -- no. 11
    ContributionsInstitute for Strategic Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18559616M


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Although it is old history it is important as a detailed report of the still prevailing style of decision making at the top of the Western ://   Robert McNamara and Counterforce "No Cities" Doctrine, A central military issue facing NATO today is the role of nuclear strategy.

Four facts seem to us to dominate consideration of that role. All of them point in the direction of increased integration to achieve our common ://   The Monroe Doctrine was the declaration by President James Monroe, in Decemberthat the United States would not tolerate a European nation colonizing an independent nation in North or South United States warned it would consider any such intervention in the Western Hemisphere to be a hostile ://   Mutually assured destruction (MAD) is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender (see pre-emptive nuclear strike and second strike).

It is based on the theory of deterrence, which holds that the threat of using strong weapons His book, In Retrospect, published inpresented an account and analysis of the Vietnam War that dwelt heavily on the mistakes to which he was a prime party and conveyed his strong sense of guilt and regret.

McNamara died at home in Washington, D.C., on 6 Julyat the age of /Biographies/Article-View/Article//robert-s-mcnamara. As McNamara said on Jin his famous “No Cities” speech, “[Our] principal military objectives, in the event of a nuclear war stemming from a major attack on the [NATO] Alliance, should be the destruction of an enemy’s forces, not his civilian population.” Nuclear weapons, then, were to be used much like conventional :// Third, damage to the civil societies of the Alliance resulting from nuclear warfare could be very grave.

Fourth, improved non-nuclear forces, well within the Alliance resources, could enhance deterrence of any aggressive moves short of direct, all-out attack on Western Europe. Let us look at the situation   II. The disarray that currently besets the nuclear policy and practices of the Alliance is obvious.

Governments and their representatives have maintained an appearance of unity as they persist in their support of the two-track decision of Decemberunder which new American missiles of intermediate range are to be placed in Europe unless a satisfactory agreement on the limitation of //nuclear-weapons-and-atlantic-alliance.

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