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Nuclear Abolition or Deterrence: A Nuclear Ethics Debate

Nuclear Abolition or Deterrence: A Nuclear Ethics Debate

For nuclear disarmament to succeed, it must be animated by diverse actors who have arrived at a moral consensus over the values at stake.

Review – Reconceptualising Deterrence

Review – Reconceptualising Deterrence

Lieberman’s thorough examination of the central role of deterrence in contemporary Security Studies illustrates the existing gap between theory and evidence of success.

Has Operation Pillar of Defense Enhanced Israel’s Deterrence?

Has Operation Pillar of Defense Enhanced Israel’s Deterrence?

Operation Pillar of Defense has demonstrated Israel’s growing military capabilities, enhancing its deterrence against Hamas. Yet, this situation may not last for long.

Why doesn’t Iran back down? Iraq, Oil and Deterrence

Iran is unlikely to give in to US and Israeli threats because the political elite in Tehran have staked their reputation on the nuclear issue and the Iranian’s do not believe that either the United States or Israel has either the ability or the willingness to attack their facilities. If Iran has miscalculated then there is the potential that the Middle East may erupt into an enormously damaging international conflict that will have significant ramifications for the international economic system.

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