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Chapter 11 poli sci

chapter 11 of poli sci

Weapons proliferation the spread of weapons among more and more states
Strategic Weapons are nuclear weapons of global range, as opposed to tactical or intermediate-range nuclear weapons, with a range up to 3500 miles
Non weaponized deterrence developing the reputation for possessing nuclear arms without actually
Disarmament entailing the actual elimination of weapons, is generally a more ambitious undertaking than arms control
Intercontinental ballistic missiles(ICBMS) capable of hitting the continental United States in the 1960’s, thereby eliminating any credibility the massive retaliation doctrine might have had.
Mutual assure destruction (MAD) US and Russian fighting. Capability and that both should place their missiles in impenetrable silos or on undetectable submarines so that no first strike could disable them and prevent retaliation.
Arms control which can include not only reducing armaments but also more modest measures
Nuclear deterrence is a specific form of military dissuasion of the type discussed in chapter 7 and a separate logic and language grew up and it during the cold war
Massive retaliation a U.S strategic doctrine enunciated during the Eisenhower administration threatening large scale nuclear retaliation for soviet-sponsored aggression in Europe of Other Regions
Anti-ballistic missle (ABM) defenses might signal to the opponent has the intention of surviving a nuclear war and therefore might be tempted to start one; this in turn could make one’s adversary more trigger-happy
What is IAEA? International atomic energy agency
The PARTIAL TEST BAN: which prohibited atmospheric testing testing of nuclear weapons but permitted underground testing with a comprehensive test ban that would prevent further weapon developments and buildups
International atomic energy agency ( IAEA) is responsible for monitoring the use of nuclear fuels and disposal of wastes consistent with the requirements of the NPT and NWFZ agreements.
STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION (SALT) and STRATEGIC ARMS REDUCTION (START) agreement between the US AND RUSSIA set ceilings on the number of offensive nuclear launch vehicles and multiple independently targeted reentry vehicles each side could possess.
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