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Beres, Louis René

Overview
Works: 134 works in 303 publications in 3 languages and 5,810 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Louis René Beres
Apocalypse : nuclear catastrophe in world politics by Louis René Beres( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrorism and global security : the nuclear threat by Louis René Beres( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatteren skriver om faren for at terrorgrupper kan anvende kernevåben eller radioaktivt materiale i forbindelse med udøvelse af terror, herunder forhold, der kan fremkalde den form for terror, de former denne slags terrorisme kan antage og de mulige følger, samt overvejelser over hvordan denne form for terrorisme kan begrænses
Reason and Realpolitik : U.S. foreign policy and world order by Louis René Beres( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Med baggrund i den merikanse udenrigspolitik og atomstrategi vil forfatteren vise, at der intet konstruktivt opnås med den nuværende magtpolitik og de konsekvenser denne politik har medført for f.eks. civilbeskyttelse og menneskerettigheder
Security or Armageddon : Israel's nuclear strategy by Louis René Beres( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America outside the world : the collapse of U.S. foreign policy by Louis René Beres( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planning alternative world futures : values, methods, and models by Louis René Beres( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Addresses ... the concept and design of alternative futures for such urgent world problems as international and national security systems, populations, diminishing natural resources, environmental deterioration, and the widening gap between rich and poor"--Cover 4
Mimicking Sisyphus : America's countervailing nuclear strategy by Louis René Beres( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reordering the planet: constructing alternative world futures by Louis René Beres( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The management of world power: a theoretical analysis by Louis René Beres( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming world politics : the national roots of world peace by Louis René Beres( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constructing alternative world futures : reordering the planet by Louis René Beres( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and realities : US nuclear strategy by Louis René Beres( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People, states, and world order by Louis René Beres( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surviving amid chaos : Israel's nuclear strategy by Louis René Beres( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuclear strategy and world order : the United States imperative by Louis René Beres( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The current U.S. nuclear strategy goes beyond the legitimate objective of survivable strategic forces to active preparation for nuclear war. The Reagan administration strategy rejects minimum deterrence and prepares for a nuclear war that might be protracted and controlled. The strategy reflects the understanding that a combination of counterforce targeting, crises location of urban populations, and ballistic missile defense could make nuclear war purposeful and tolerable. The strategy includes five unwarranted assumptions: (1) the Soviets might decide to launch a limited first strike on the United States or its allies; (2) the ussr is more likely to be deterred by the threat of limited U.S. counterforce reprisals than by the threat of overwhelming, total nuclear retaliation; (3) victory is possible in a superpower nuclear war; (4) a counterforce nuclear strategy can be undertaken without compromising the prospects of vertical and horizontal arms control; and (5) peace can be maintained indefinitely via nuclear deterrence. According to the author, Reagan administration strategy must be reversed, and an alternative strategy should be pursued. The United States needs to seek a comprehensive test ban, renounce the first use of nuclear weapons, and institute additional weapon free zones. (Author/NE)
Punishing genocide and crimes against humanity after the Gulf War : Iraqi crimes and international law by Louis René Beres( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israeli security and nuclear weapons by Louis René Beres( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel's strategic future : Project Daniel by Project Daniel Group( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Security threats and effective remedies : Israel's strategic, tactical, and legal option : a comprehensive master plan for the Jewish State in the Third Millennium by Louis René Beres( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preserving the land and people of Israel in the face of "disengagement" : obligations of higher law, international law and Torah law by Louis René Beres( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The management of world power: a theoretical analysis
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Alternative Names
Beres, Louis R.

Beres, Louis R. 1945-

Louis René Beres professor

Louis René Beres Swiss political scientist

Languages
English (154)

German (1)

French (1)