Nuclear Deterrence Lecture | Nuclear Policy 101

Nuclear Deterrence Lecture

Lecture Notes:

  • Henry Sokolski, “Nuclear Deterrence,” Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. Updated September 2022. 

Videos:

  • Henry Sokolski, “Nuclear Deterrence.” Updated 2022.
        • 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 and the 7th Hurdle
        • Part 10: Popular Views on Nuclear Deterrence

Slides:

  • “Nuclear Deterrence,” Nonproliferation Policy Education Center.  Available as a PDF. Updated September 2022.