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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by V. Narang.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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