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Future of U.S. nuclear weapons policy

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementCommittee on International Security and Arms Control, National Academy of Sciences.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .N227 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL706897M
      ISBN 100309063671
      LC Control Number97068120
      OCLC/WorldCa37237495


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Future of U.S. nuclear weapons policy by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Committee on International Security and Arms Control. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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