Questions to be answered in this lecture:
- How was city busting viewed and done before and during WWII?
- The nuclear weapons revolution: How was it first viewed? Why, initially, did developing ever larger nuclear weapons seem logical?
- Precision guidance: How did its advent constitute a counter revolution and how has it affected nuclear weapons deployments?
- City busting: How is its morality still an issue today?
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Lecture: Primer, presentation slides, and video.
Readings: Required and recommended readings.
Exam: Questions on lecture and reading materials.