Was There a Nuclear Revolution? Strategy, Grand Strategy, and the Ultimate Weapon

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth installment of “The Brush Pass,” a column by Joshua Rovner (@joshrovner1) on intelligence, strategy, and statecraft. In 1946, the dean of American strategy argued that nuclear weapons were too powerful to use. Vastly more lethal than all previous arms, the grotesque scale of nuclear destruction overwhelmed any conceivable policy goal. […]