Alan Platt Free eBooks (1)

Author: Alan Platt
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: generation, successor, perspectives, alliance, atlantic
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Includes eleven papers presented at a February 1983 conference entitled, "The Successor Generation and the Atlantic Alliance:What Does the Future Hold?" Also included are an introduction and summary, the discussants' remarks concerning the papers, and representative comments from the different conference sessions.......
ISBN: 0833005340, 9780833005342
Authors: Christopher J. Bowie, Alan Platt
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Keywords: policymaking, nuclear, british
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This study analyzes the domestic, political, economic, and bureaucratic factors that affect the nuclear policymaking process in Great Britain. Its major conclusion is that, although there have been changes in that process in recent years (notably the current involvement of a segment of the British public in the debate about the deployment of intermediate-range nuclear forces), future British nucle......
Authors: Carl H. Builder, Yoav Ben Horin, Thomas A. Brown, Richard E. Darilek, Gerald Dennis, James A. Dewar, Cecil Hudson, Clifford Krieger, James Laney, Alan Platt, Richard M. Rosenberg, Walter Schrecker, Alan J. Vick
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Keywords: weapons, executive, summary, strategic, nonnuclear, winter, study, rand
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Advancing technologies, particularly in micro-electronics and manifested in "smart" munitions, are offering the future prospect of nonnuclear weapons capable of performing some of the missions now assigned to strategic nuclear forces. That prospect may be advanced by increasingly voiced concerns about the possession or use of the large stockpiles of strategic nuclear weapons. The emergence of nonn......
ISBN: 0833007610, 9780833007612
Authors: Yoav Ben Horin, Richard E. Darilek, M. Jas, Marilee Lawrence, Alan Platt
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Keywords: building, security, confidence, measures, role, europe, potential
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This study addresses the potential contribution of confidence- and security-building measures (CSBMs) toward their goal of building confidence and security in Europe. First, the report surveys and discusses various publicly stated U.S. or NATO objectives for CSBMs, distilling these to three core objectives: inhibiting the threatened use of force for political intimidation, reducing misunderstandin......
Authors: James P. Kahan, Barbara R. Williams, Alan Platt, Nanette Brown, Morlie Hammer Graubard, Richard E. Darilek
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Keywords: sciences, contribute, behavioral, conflict, nuclear, preventing
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This Note addresses one of the most crucial issues of our time, prevention of nuclear war, from the perspective of the behavioral sciences. The Note contends that the direct applicability of empirically derived behavioral principles to international policymaking has yet to be proved. A great body of research dealing directly with human behavior lies at the core of the behavioral sciences. Findings......
ISBN: 083300851X, 9780833008510
Authors: James P. Kahan, Marilee Lawrence, Richard E. Darilek, William M. Jones, Alan Platt, Philip J. Romero, William Schwabe, David A. Shlapak
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Keywords: crisis, political, military, games, measures, building, effects, confidence, security, testing
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This report presents the results of two political-military games played at RAND in the spring of 1986 to investigate how possible European confidence- and security-building measures (CSBMs) might affect interaction between the United States and the Soviet Union in a crisis situation. The objective was to examine which of three hypotheses best describes the most likely effects of CSBMs in a crisis:......
Authors: Rutherford H. Platt,
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Keywords: bible, books, lost
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The Lost Books of the Bibleby Rutherford H. Platt, Jr.Publisher: Sacred Texts 1926ISBN/ASIN: B002LE7A6ADescription:This is a collection of New Testament Apocrypha, including many works which were admired and read by the early Christians, but which were later excluded from the canonical Bible. It includes accounts of the young Jesus, particularly the Gospel of Mary and the Protevangelion, which pro......
Author: Sean Platt
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Keywords: trigger
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Rating:(5.00based on3reviews)Published: Dec. 04, 2011Category: Fiction»Horror»GeneralCategory: Fiction»Thriller & suspense»Crime thrillerWords: 10016 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbook Short DescriptionEllie’s husband owes money to some powerful people. The only way she can save his life is to do one “simple” job — retrieve a mysterious box and kill the courier. Bu......
Author: Sean Platt
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Keywords: episode, yesterday
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Rating:Not yet rated.Published: Dec. 04, 2011Category: Fiction»Science fiction»ApocalypticCategory: Fiction»Horror»GeneralWords: 25454 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbook Short DescriptionThe serialized post-apocalyptic thriller continues with Yesterday's Gone: Episode 2, which picks up after the events of October 15 when most of the world's population vanished. Find out wh......
Author: Sean Platt
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Keywords: episode, yesterday
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Rating:Not yet rated.Published: Aug. 19, 2011Category: Fiction»Horror»GeneralCategory: Fiction»Thriller & suspense»GeneralWords: 27732 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbook Short DescriptionOn October 15 at 2:15 a.m. everyone on Earth vanished.Well, almost everyone.A scattered few woke alone in a world where there are no rules other than survival ... at any cost.Yesterday’s......
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