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.
17.473 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by V. Narang.
Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-261.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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