The Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries
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The Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries by David Ochmanek

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Published by RAND Corporation .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Intelligence,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11487444M
ISBN 100833042327
ISBN 109780833042323

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The Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries Book Description: Deterrence of nuclear use through the threat of retaliation could be highly problematic in many plausible conflict scenarios with nuclear-armed regional adversaries. iv The Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries Force and was conducted within the Strategy and Doctrine Program of RAND Project AIR FORCE. Other RAND Project AIR FORCE documents that address nuclear armament and regional adversaries include the following: t Future Roles of U.S. Nuclear Forces: Implications for U.S. Strategy. The challenge of nuclear-armed regional adversaries. [David A Ochmanek; Lowell Schwartz] -- Deterrence of nuclear use through the threat of retaliation could be highly problematic in many plausible conflict scenarios with nuclear-armed regional adversaries. The Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries Author: David Ochmanek, Lowell H. Schwartz Subject: Deterring nuclear use by regional adversaries such as North Korea could be problematic in some situations. This book examines the strategic and force planning implications of this shift in the international security environment. Created Date.

While U.S. conventional and nuclear forces will continue to have deterrent effects on the leaders of regional adversaries, such as North Korea and Iran, the dynamics of the deterrent balance may be quite different from that to which the United States became accustomed during the Cold War.". Thus, defense planners in the United States and elsewhere must begin now to confront the new security challenges posed by nuclear-armed regional adversaries. While U.S. conventional and nuclear forces will continue to have deterrent effects on the leaders of regional adversaries such as North Korea and Iran, Cited by: 4. For decades, the United States has been committed to nuclear nonproliferation and eventually abolishing all nuclear weapons. However, we live in a dangerous world with new and growing nuclear threats from U.S. adversaries that require our nation to maintain a modern, flexible, and resilient nuclear arsenal to safeguard American security and the security of our allies until the day comes when Author: Fred Fleitz, Michaela Dodge, Eric Edelman. Confronting Emergent Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries Book Description: This report discusses the challenges associated with potential confrontations between the United States and hostile states with small nuclear arsenals.

The Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries., (78p). [ More (10 quotes) ] Without more effective defenses, U.S. will be constrained in dealing with nuclear-armed regional adversaries. Deterrence of nuclear use through the threat of retaliation could be highly problematic in many plausible conflict scenarios with nuclear-armed regional adversaries. This could compel U.S. leaders to temper their military and political objectives. While U.S. conventional and nuclear forces will continue to have deterrent effects on the leaders of regional adversaries such as North Korea and Iran, the dynamics of the deterrent balance vis-à-vis these actors may be quite different from that to which the United States became accustomed during the . The Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Regional Adversaries Sign up to save your library With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.