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Rosenbaum, Ron.

How the end begins : the road to a nuclear World War III / Ron Rosenbaum.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.

1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
 Holocaust Library Books U263 .R67 2011  Library Use Only
Collation304 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-285) and index.
Contents"We came so close" -- Major Hering's forbidden questions -- The forbidden question at the QWEST Center -- The number -- Bruce Blair : the doomsday discovery and the real danger -- Col. Yarynich's "100 nuclear wars" and the apocalypse equation -- "The ashes are still warm" : the second holocaust, Israel, and the morality of nuclear retaliation -- Iran: the "enigmatic box" and the NIE -- Endgame.
SummaryAn alarming, deeply reported analysis of how close--and how often--the world has come to nuclear annihilation, and why we are once again on the brink.
NoteGift of William Shulman.
SubjectNuclear warfare.
World War III.
Nuclear weapons -- History.
Deterrence (Strategy) -- History.
ISBN1416594213 (hbk.)
9781416594215 (hbk.)
1439190070 (ebook)
9781439190074 (ebook)
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