Deterrence Theory

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Unformatted text preview: e Entire purpose is to avoid war No state would want to strike first, b/c of mutually assured destruction Uranium Highly radioactive Has to be enriched Separated into its isotopes Extremely complicated You need technology only states have also need plutonium, from nuclear reactors even today nonstate actors must get intact weapon from someone else, or obtain fissile material Wohlstetter Inspiration for doctor Strangelove Works with Brodie at Rand ( as a mathematician ) Commissioned to do a project for U.S. Air force how to protect our bombers from surprise attacks Solu...
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