Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||byRobert A. Levine.|
|Series||A Rand Corporation research study|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||470|
A photo of David Koresh rests beside a wooden cross as part of a monument erected in Waco, Texas, by supporters of the Branch . In response to: The Megadeath Intellectuals from the Novem issue. To the Editors. I had, in the middle of last week, prepared a rather lengthy reply to Marcus Raskin’s review of my book, The Arms Debate, in your November 14 it, I suggested that neither Raskin’s ad hominem attacks on the so-called “defense intellectuals” as individuals who supply opinions . Still, the book is an important read even for gun control advocates. Lott's assumptions are worth examining, particularly his concept of an acceptable level of deaths. Arms and Influence. By Thomas Schelling. DESCRIPTION. This is an influential book written during the Cold War addressing the concept of deterrence. The author’s purpose is to discuss the “diplomacy of violence” in which states use the ability to cause harm to other nations as bargaining power (deterrence and compellence).-Air University.
Kate Merrick examines the Bible’s gritty stories of resilient women as well as her own experience losing a child—a journey followed by more than a million on —to reveal the reality of surprising joy and deep hope even in the midst of heartache/5(). "Arms" in the US 2nd Amendment does not exclude personal "arms" While it is possible to argue that the natural interpretation of the language "arms" refers to a military weapon, it is not clear that the framers of the constitution meant for the use of the language "arms" to necessarily exclude an individual right to bear arms. in the interest of furthering debate on key issues. This report is cleared for public release; distribution is unlimited. the next arms race will be run by a much larger matically is far greater still than was the case a half-century ago. In , the United States, Russia, the UK, File Size: 8MB. To the Editors: Marcus Raskin’s review of The Arms Debate by Robert Levine deserves comment. I differ with Mr. Levine on significant points, but I think his book intelligent, scrupulously honest, and most valuable. Avoiding ad hominem arguments, it presents a wide range of differing views, sometimes with awkward labels, but always sympathetically, and often [ ].
According to a report called the Small Arms Survey, there were 89 guns per people in the U.S., more than in any other country. (Yemen, second on the list, had 55 guns per people.) At the same time, gun-related homicide rates are more than 25 times higher in the U.S. than in any other high-income country. "An increasing proportion of members were buying guns for self-protection," Adam Winkler writes in his book Gunfight: The Battle Over The Right To Bear Arms In America. Jury is still out on Julius Caesar’s killing Today is the Ides of March, anniversary of Caesar’s murder, but was it a bloody betrayal or the noble assassination of a tyrant?Author: Harry Sidebottom. On J , the Supreme Court announced its decision in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller. By a vote of 5 to 4, the court struck down a ban on guns as a violation of the Second Amendment. Still, the debate rages on. Does a private citizen still have the right to own a gun for self-defense of the home? Did the government have the right to restrict an entire .