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Department
Political Science
Course
POLI 244
Professor
Stephen Saideman
Semester
Fall

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Evolution of Nuclear Strategy WWII and strategic bombing You drop it on a city Like any other bomb Just bigger No taboo Instead of sending thousands of planes with hundreds of bombs, you could send one place with one bomb The way to win a war was to cause so much destruction that the country would commit submission Massive retaliation After WWII, the US saw nuclear weapons as the only way to destroy the Soviet Union MAD Mutual assured destruction Mutual Both had the capacity Assured Second strike capability Triad Land base Creating bombs Testing bombs Planes Dropping bombs Navy Submarines launching missiles Destruction
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