Nuclear Deterrence Lecture

Lecture Notes:

  • Henry Sokolski, “Nuclear Deterrence,” Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. Updated September 2021. 

Videos:

  • Henry Sokolski, “Nuclear Deterrence.” Updated 2020.
    • Part 1: Introduction - What Does Deterrence Mean, Why Does It Matter?
    • Part 2: Early Attempts at Deterrence
    • Part 3: First Thoughts on Nuclear Deterrence
    • Part 4: Stable Peacetime Operation
    • Part 5: Ability to Survive a First Strike
    • Part 6: Secure C3I System
    • Part 7: Carrying Enough Fuel to Hit Target and Return
    • Part 8: Overcoming Enemy Air Defenses
    • Part 9: Destroying the Target Despite Passive Defenses
    • Part 10: Popular Views on Nuclear Deterrence

Slides:

  • “Nuclear Deterrence,” Nonproliferation Policy Education Center.  Available as a PDF. Updated September, 2020.