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The end of strategic stability? : Nuclear weapons and the challenge of regional rivalries

Author: Lawrence Rubin; Adam N Stulberg
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2018]
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During the Cold War, the superpowers shared a conception of strategic stability. It was for coexistence and a status quo frozen in place by the calculus of mutually assured destruction from nuclear weapons. In short, nuclear weapons promoted great-power peace. The United States made and continues to make its decisions about changes to force posture, risk of escalation, and prospects for arms control with strategic  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
End of strategic stability?
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018017535
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Rubin; Adam N Stulberg
ISBN: 9781626166028 1626166021 9781626166035 162616603X
OCLC Number: 1031408936
Description: viii, 314 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. General approaches to regional stability --
Sources of instability in the second nuclear age : an American perspective / Evan Braden Montgomery --
The Russian approach to strategic stability : preserving a classical formula in a turbulent world / Andrey Pavlov and Anastasia Malygina --
Pakistan's view of strategic stability : a struggle between theory and practice / Sadia Tasleem --
Strategic stability in the Middle East : through the transparency lens / Emily B. Landau --
Beyond strategic stability: deterrence, regional balance and Iranian national security / Annie Tracy Samuel --
Conclusion to Part I : Regional approaches to strategic stability / Rajesh Basrur --
Part II. Cross-domain deterrence and strategic stability --
Strategic stability and cross-domain coercion : the Russian approach to information (cyber) warfare / Dmitry "Dima" Adamsky --
Conventional challenges to strategic stability : Chinese perceptions of hypersonic technology and the security dilemma / Tong Zhao --
and The India-Pakistan nuclear dyad : strategic stability and cross-domain deterrence / Happymon Jacob --
The road not taken : defining Israel's approach to strategic stability / Ilai Saltzman --
Maintaining sovereignty and preserving the regime : how Saudi Arabia views strategic stability / Ala' Alrababa'h --
Conclusion to Part II : Regional variations on deterrence and stability / Jeffrey W. Knopf --
Part III. Findings and implications --
Foreign views of strategic stability and US nuclear posture: the need for tailored strategies / Matthew Kroenig --
Implications for U.S. policy : defending a stable international system / Adam Mount.
Responsibility: Lawrence Rubin and Adam N. Stulberg, editors.

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The End of Strategic Stability unpacks and examines how current and potential nuclear powers in different regions view strategic stability, the use or non-use of nuclear weapons, and the question of  Read more...

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The insights of the volume provide a much-needed antidote to conventional approaches to security studies, where concepts like strategic stability and deterrence are taken for granted and applied Read more...

 
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