17.473 The Politics of Nuclear Proliferation
Provides an introduction to the politics and theories surrounding the proliferation of nuclear weapons. Introduces the basics of nuclear weapons, nuclear strategy, and deterrence theory. Examines the historical record during the Cold War as well as the proliferation of nuclear weapons to regional powers and the resulting deterrence consequences.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the The Politics of Nuclear Proliferation: Nuclear History, Strategy, and Statecraft site.
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