The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-FictionFrom the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, the first insider exposé of the awful dangers of America’s hidden, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that is chillingly still extant At the same time former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the top-secret Pentagon Papers, he also […]

Targeting Civilians in War (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs)

Accidental harm to civilians in warfare often becomes an occasion for public outrage, from citizens of both the victimized and the victimizing nation. In this vitally important book on a topic of acute concern for anyone interested in military strategy, international security, or human rights, Alexander B. Downes reminds readers that democratic and authoritarian governments […]