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Planning Armageddon: Britain, the United States and the Command of Western Nuclear Forces, 1945-1964
The atomic bomb and the command and control of western nuclear forces, 1945-1953 national control, 1953-1964 bilateral control, 1953-1964 alliance control, 1953-1964 defence communications atomicExpand
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Michael Dobbs, One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War
  • L. Scott
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cold War Studies
  • 1 October 2009
Several years ago this reviewer chaired a session on military law at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History. Although the panel included a distinguished foreign visitor and twoExpand
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The Study of Intelligence in Theory and Practice
Scott, Len, and Peter Jackson, 'The Study of Intelligence in Theory and Practice', Intelligence and National Security, (2004) 19(2) pp.139-169 RAE2008
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Lessons of October: historians, political scientists, policy-makers and the Cuban missile crisis
The Cuban missile crisis of 1962 has been accorded unique status in the history of the Cold War, generally supposed to represent the occasion on which the superpowers came closest to nuclear war andExpand
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Espionage and the cold war: Oleg Penkovsky and the Cuban missile crisis
  • L. Scott
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 1999
Oleg Penkovsky spied for SIS and the CIA during a crucial phase of the Cold War. Acclaimed as one of the most important spies of the century, his role in the Cuban missile crisis has been portrayedExpand
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Macmillan, Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis: Political, Military and Intelligence Aspects
Preface General Editor's Preface Glossary Improbable History The Cuban Revolution and British-American Relations Discovery and Blockage: Informing or Consulting? Converging Perspectives and DivergentExpand
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The ‘Incredible Wrongness’ of Nikita Khrushchev: he CIA and the Cuban Missile Crisis
The role of the CIA in the Cuban Missile Crisis was of crucial importance to events and decisions. This article explores and evaluates the activities of the CIA in the crisis. It examines howExpand
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Intelligence and the risk of nuclear war
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