Getting Deterrence Right: The Case for Stratified Deterrence

  title={Getting Deterrence Right: The Case for Stratified Deterrence},
  author={Brent J. Talbot},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Security},
  • Brent J. Talbot
  • Published 1 April 2020
  • Economics
  • Journal of Strategic Security
The potential for hostilities in the 21st Century is not likely to be deterred by a Cold War deterrence strategy. And while nuclear deterrence remains important, regional powers armed with weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and accompanying long-range delivery capabilities are a rising concern. New technological breakthroughs in the space, cyber, and unforeseen realms could also provide asymmetric means of undermining deterrence. Moreover, the effort to achieve strategic stability in this day… 


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