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17.473 The Politics of Nuclear Proliferation

Prereq: None
Acad Year 2017-2018: U (Spring)
Acad Year 2018-2019: Not offered

12 Units. HASS-S

Provides an introduction to the politics and theories surrounding the proliferation of nuclear weapons. Introduces the basics of nuclear weapons, nuclear strategy, and deterrence theory. Examines the historical record during the Cold War as well as the proliferation of nuclear weapons to regional powers and the resulting deterrence consequences.

V. Narang

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