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Conclusion

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter recapitulates the salient events from 1945 to 1964 that shaped the British method of dealing with nuclear deterrence. Various perspectives were explicated and examined, focusing on ... More


Contemporary Nuclear Strategy and Waging Peace

Clark Ian

in Waging War: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273257
eISBN:
9780191684012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers a variety of philosophical issues and their relevance to the waging of peace. It examines the relationship between nuclear deterrence and nuclear use, and provides a different ... More


Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

John Baylis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book emphasizes the role of competing strategic beliefs in the formulation of British nuclear strategies between 1945 and 1964. Based on recently released documents, the British approach to ... More


Introduction: Global Nuclear Order in Conceptual and Historical Perspective

Nicola Horsburgh

in China and Global Nuclear Order: From Estrangement to Active Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198706113
eISBN:
9780191775277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706113.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction lays out the concept of global nuclear order and places it in global historical context. It starts out by embedding the concept within international relations theory, and in ... More


Understanding Nuclear Crisis Behavior: A Survey of the Literature

Moeed Yusuf

in Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter surveys the literature on nuclear crises. It begins by summarizing the Cold War treatment of these episodes, highlighting the centrality of bilateral deterrence and models such as ... More


Toward a New Theory of Nuclear Deterrence: The Superiority-Brinkmanship Synthesis Theory

Matthew Kroenig

in The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190849184
eISBN:
9780190870591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849184.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops a new theory of nuclear deterrence, the superiority-brinkmanship synthesis theory. The theory brings together traditional arguments in the nuclear strategy literature about the ... More


Nuclear Capabilities

George Perkovich and Toby Dalton

in Not War, Not Peace?: Motivating Pakistan to Prevent Cross-Border Terrorism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199467495
eISBN:
9780199087112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467495.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses possible innovations India could undertake in nuclear doctrine and capabilities to complement an army-centric strategy, a precision-strike strategy, or a covert operations ... More


Nuclear Deterrence and the End of Christendom

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter summarizes the main arguments in Finnis, Boyle, and Grisez, Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism (OUP 1987). No policy of nuclear deterrence of enemies equipped with comparable ... More


Introduction: Setting the Scene for Iran's Emergence as a Nuclear Power

Jacquelyn K. Davis and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff

in Anticipating a Nuclear Iran: Challenges for U.S. Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166225
eISBN:
9780231535946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166225.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines the strategic, political, and operational planning implications of Iran as a nuclear weapons state based on three scenarios, each explained by a heuristic model: a Defensive Iran, ... More


Setting Up the Inquiry: An Introduction to Brokered Bargaining

Moeed Yusuf

in Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces brokered bargaining as a three-actor model that explains patterns of state behavior in regional crises in a unipolar global setting. The chapter presents ten propositions that ... More


The Nuclear Dimension in India–China Relations

Tien-sze Fang

in Asymmetrical Threat Perceptions in India-China Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095958
eISBN:
9780199082667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095958.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This Chapter discusses the nuclear dimension in India–China relations. As India has secured a new identity as a nuclear weapons state, the nuclear issue has emerged as a late but significant issue ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Kroenig

in The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190849184
eISBN:
9780190870591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849184.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter concludes the book. It reviews the book’s central argument and findings. It explains that the book found considerable support for the superiority-brinkmanship synthesis theory and that ... More


Brokered Bargaining: Implications for Theory and Practice

Moeed Yusuf

in Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reflects on the theoretical and practical implications of the book. It highlights the work’s contribution to the otherwise undertheorized role of third parties in preventing war, its ... More


International Law and the Common Knowledge Requirements of Cross-Domain Deterrence

James D. Morrow

in Cross-Domain Deterrence: Strategy in an Era of Complexity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908645
eISBN:
9780190909604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908645.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The complexity of cross-domain deterrence is a major barrier to establishing coordinated expectations about violations and consequences. For a system of cross-domain deterrence to work, actors must ... More


Constraints on Transition Conflict

David P. Rapkin and William R. Thompson

in Transition Scenarios: China and the United States in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226040332
eISBN:
9780226040509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040509.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Conflict arenas in the past possessed far fewer constraints on conflict escalation than characterize the present and, presumably, the future. Four types of constraints are focused upon: democratic ... More


China’s Nuclearization and the Emergence of Nuclear Order, 1964–76

Nicola Horsburgh

in China and Global Nuclear Order: From Estrangement to Active Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198706113
eISBN:
9780191775277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706113.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on the impact of China’s first nuclear test, conducted on 16 October 1964, on global and regional nuclear politics. In particular, the chapter considers how the superpowers dealt ... More


America’s New Look

Ned O'Gorman

in The Iconoclastic Imagination: Image, Catastrophe, and Economy in America from the Kennedy Assassination to September 11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226310060
eISBN:
9780226310374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226310374.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter six returns to the central anxiety of Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom: the transfiguration of the liberal warfare state into the totalitarian state. It considers this anxiety in light of ... More


The imaginative landscape of nuclear war in Britain, 1945–65

Matthew Grant

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

British culture struggled to understand the threat of nuclear war during the Cold War. This difficulty in fully ‘imagining’ the destruction a future war would bring had important consequences for how ... More


Economic Cooperation and Security: Theory, India and Pakistan *

E. Sridharan

in International Relations Theory and South Asia: Security, Political Economy, Domestic Politics, Identities, and Images, Vol. 2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198070801
eISBN:
9780199082759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070801.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the prospects of conflict mitigation between India and Pakistan through economic cooperation in the light of recent international relations theory. It argues that economic ... More


Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Moeed Yusuf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is the first to theorize third party mediation in crises between regional nuclear powers. Its relevance flows from two of the most significant international developments since the end of ... More


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