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    Excellent theories on the cold war and atomic spies Among many excellent things in the book I will write about one very significant one Craig and Radchenko point out the dog that doesn't bark in the Sherlock Holmes sense the mysterious lack of recorded official response to the atomic spies on the part of numerous top administration figures is suspicious Surely not because the topic was unimportant it represented a breach into a top security priority of America and enabled the Soviets to build their own atomic bombsBut rather suspiciously there is no record of Truman and his staff's response to secret reports given to them in late 1945 about the unraveling of the spy network And the pages from Canadian PM Mackenzie King's diary are missing for the relevant months of November and December 1945 in his otherwise complete diaries spanning the entire first half of the twentieth century Perhaps it is an insignificant coincidence that this evidence is missing Perhaps we are dealing with a very uiet dog Hmmm hmmm right?This is a good book


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The Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold War

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An original study of the atomic bomb's key role in triggering the post World War II confrontation between the US and the USSR After a devastating world war culminating in the obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki it was clear that the United States and the Soviet Union had to establish a cooperative order if the planet was to escape an atomic World War IIIIn this provocative study Campbell Craig and Sergey Radchenko sho.

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Tomic spies reached the public Both superpowers over discerned a new reality of the atomic age now cooperation must be total The dangers posed by the bomb meant that intermediate measures of international cooperation would protect no one Yet no two nations in history were less prepared to pursue total cooperation than were the United States and the Soviet Union The logic of the bomb pointed them toward immediate Cold Wa.

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W how the atomic bomb pushed the United States and the Soviet Union not toward cooperation but toward deep bipolar confrontation Joseph Stalin sure that the Americans meant to deploy their new weapon against Russia and defeat socialism would stop at nothing to build his own bomb Harry Truman initially willing to consider cooperation discovered that its pursuit would mean political suicide especially when news of Soviet a.

  • Hardcover
  • 232
  • The Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold War
  • Campbell Craig
  • English
  • 04 April 2017
  • 9780300110289

About the Author: Campbell Craig

Campbell Craig is Professor of International Politics at Aberystwyth University where he teaches and writes about cold war and nuclear history US foreign relations and contemporary international politicsHe is currently working on Marxism and modern war in the twentieth century classical realism and a larger project on the nuclear revolution as theory