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Military strategy

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Twenty-first Century Threats Require Twenty-first Century Deterrence

Derleth, Jim, and Jeff Pickler. "Twenty-first Century Threats Require Twenty-first Century Deterrence." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 2 (2022): 11-23.


Soon after the defeat of Germany in World War II, the USA and the USSR found themselves in a global struggle for power and influence. In contrast to previous great power competitions, which often led to armed conflict, nuclear weapons changed the risk calculus for both sides. This had four key consequences.

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