Could an Arms-Race end Without Fighting?


MR. M. R. HORNE'S letter should be welcomed as raising questions that will not be understood until they have been argued. The question at issue may be stated thus.


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    Richardson, L. F., “Arms and Insecurity”, published by the author (1949).

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RICHARDSON, L. Could an Arms-Race end Without Fighting?. Nature 168, 920 (1951).

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