Class_Notes_July_19 - 19:38 Two level (nested) games idea...

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Unformatted text preview: 19:38 Two level (nested) games idea is that governments, states, policy leaders exist up there. But whatever they decide and agree upon affects the people down there us. Basically, there are just two levels they have to think about: domestic and foreign. What happened in Czechoslovakia? Why does it matter? Why are nukes different? 1) They target civilians instead of soldiers. 2) They have a huge magnitude of destruction. 3) Its a disproportionate mean to an ends; it makes war irrational. So then why do we have nukes? Nuclear deterrence (to discourage attack trough the threat of retaliation; its a psychological threat). Now why are nukes so complicated? 1, 2, 3, 4. MAD (mutually assured destruction): the idea that both sides have the power to retaliate upon the opposite acting. It replaces the idea of national surrender with retaliate upon the opposite acting....
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