Do Nascent WMD Arsenals Deter? The Sino-Soviet Crisis of 1969
Lyle J. Goldstein employs an underutilized case study from the cold war to investigate the dynamics associated with confronting regional powers armed with nascent weapons of mass destruction (WMD) arsenals. This research challenges the thesis of the so-called proliferation optimists, who maintain that small WMD arsenals effectively empower the weak against the strong.
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