Deterrence and Nuclear Proliferation in the Twenty-First by Stephen J. Cimbala

By Stephen J. Cimbala

This edited assortment considers the way forward for nuclear guns in international politics by way of defense concerns which are vital for U.S. and different coverage makers. The unfold of nuclear guns is also relating to the both risky proliferation of different guns of mass destruction, together with chemical and organic guns, and of ballistic missiles of medium and longer ranges.

Cold conflict reports of nuclear guns emphasised the U.S.-Soviet courting, deterrence, and bilateral fingers regulate. A much less established post-Cold warfare international would require extra nuanced appreciation of the range of roles that nuclear guns may possibly play within the palms of recent nuclear states or non-state actors. because the essays recommend besides, the potential for terrorism through nuclear or different guns of mass destruction introduces different uncertainties into army and coverage making plans. an immense research for students, scholars, and researchers concerned with safety, defense, and overseas coverage studies.

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