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Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Vipin Narang

Abstract

The world is in a second nuclear age in which regional powers play an increasingly prominent role. These states have small nuclear arsenals, often face multiple active conflicts, and sometimes have weak institutions. How do these nuclear states—and potential future ones—manage their nuclear forces and influence international conflict? Examining the reasoning and deterrence consequences of regional power nuclear strategies, this book demonstrates that these strategies matter greatly to international stability and it provides new insights into conflict dynamics across important areas of the worl ... More

Keywords: nuclear age, regional powers, nuclear states, international conflict, conflict dynamics, nuclear strategy, nuclear deterrent, nuclear weapons, international security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780691159829
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vipin Narang, author
Massachusetts Institute of Technology