July 19 POLB80H Tutorial
Waltz argument : IN waltz he cites nuclear weapon as an effect determinant support
the arugmet with examples
Major argument : nuclear weapons actually make the world safer
Back in the time before nuclear weapons , war was unlikely because of the outcomes
u just had some sort of probability. ( Better idea of what the results might be )
Nuclear war: cost of war is
Waltz is arguing with nuclear weapons , with detterents its much more of a peaceful
Irony you live under nuclear holocaust
NW: most destructive ,
Instability unknown unknown publicly stating what the other side has .
Your ability to create something that is going to protect you , ultimate threat
because the other side would want to take it out
Deterrent : credible effect
Really limit your abilty to attack , but maintain the credible.
US deterrents stage : give the nuke codes general , generals would still be able to
send missile , which would DETTER this in the first place
Point of detterent strategy : is that the other side needs to know the detterent I.E Dr
Strange love: shows how ridiculous deterrence .
Soviet has so many regulations and etc to stop them from a preemptive attack Cuban Missile Crisis reading by Graham Allison T
They took it more as a game compared to the lives that were at risk