Resources are organized in chronological order

Link |  Schelling (1957) ‘Bargaining, Communication and Limited War,’ Conflict Resolution, Vol.1, No.1 (Mar 1957), 19-36

Link |  Brodie (1957) ‘More About Limited War’ (Review), World Politics, Vol.10, No.1 (Oct 1957), 112-122

Link |  Kissinger (1960) ‘Limited War: Conventional or Nuclear? A Reappraisal’, Daedalus, Vol.89, No.4 (Fall 1960), 800-817

Link |  Halperin (1961) ‘Nuclear Weapons and Limited War’, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol.5, No.2 (Jun 1961), 146-166

Link |  Reinhardt (1964) Nuclear Weapons and Limited Warfare: a history  (RAND P3011)

Link |  Kahn (1970) ‘Issues of Thermonuclear War Termination,’ Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol.392 (Nov 1970), 133-172

Link |  Pipes (1977) ‘Why the Soviet Union Thinks It Could Fight and Win a Nuclear War,’ commentary, (Jul 1977), 21-34

Link |  Gray (1979) ‘Nuclear Strategy: The Case for A Theory of Victory,’ International Security, Vol.4, No.1 (Summer 1979), 54-87

Link | Gray & Payne (1980) ‘Victory is Possible,’ Foreign Policy, No.39 (Summer 1980), 14-27

Link |  Slocombe (1981) ‘The Countervailing Strategy,’ International Security, Vol.5, No.4 (Spring 1981), 18-27

Link |  Halloran (1982) ‘Pentagon Draws up First Strategy for Fighting a Long Nuclear War,’ New York Times, 30 May 1982

Link | Wohlstetter (1985) ‘Between an Unfree World and None: Increasing our choices,’ Foreign Affairs, 63(5) 962-994

Link |  Joseph (1985) ‘Making Threats: minimal deterrence, extended deterrence and nuclear war fighting,’ The Sociological Quarterly, Vol.26, No.3 (Autumn 1985), 293-310

Link |  Fowler (1988) ‘US Nuclear Warfighting Policy: A Critique,’ Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol.2, No.3 (Jul 1988), 85-95

Link |  Cannon (1989) ‘The Development of the American Theory of Limited War (1945-63)’, School for Advanced Military Studies, 21 April 1989

Link | Ball & Toth (1990) ‘Revising the SIOP: Taking War-fighting to Dangerous Extremes,’ International Security, Vol.14, No.4 (Spring 1990), 65-92

Link | Bernstein (1991) ‘Eclipsed by Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Early Thinking About Tactical Nuclear Weapons,’ International Security, Vol.15, No.4 (Spring 1991), 149-173

Link |  Ghamari-Tabrizi (2000) ‘Simulating the Unthinkable: Gaming Future War in the 1950s and 1960s,’ Social Studies of Science, Vol.30, No.2 (Apr 2000), 163-223

Link |  Brown (2012) ‘A Countervailing View,’ Foreign Policy, 24 September 2012


L.E. Davis (1976) Limited Nuclear Options, Deterrence and the New American Doctrine,  Adelphi Paper No.121

Desmond Ball (1981) Can Nuclear War be Controlled?  Adelphi Paper No.169