Nuclear Politics and the Collapse of ANZUS, 1984-1987
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Auckland University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $44.95|
| Book Description: |
In 1984, the newly elected Labour Government’s antinuclear policy collided with a United States foreign policy based on nuclear deterrence. After two years of angry meetings, fraught diplomacy, and free-wheeling press conferences, this outbreak of “friendly fire” led to the unraveling of the Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS) military alliance, established in 1951. Based on previously...