Hedging Nuclear Deterrence: Reserve Warheads or a Responsive Infrastructure?

Dallas Boyd

The notion underlying the responsive infrastructure concept—that latent nuclear capabilities can substitute for constituted weapons—is highly controversial. There are deep concerns about the effect of the model on strategic stability, particularly during breakdowns in relations between nuclear-armed adversaries.


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John Clark 5/28/2014 9:01:11 AM

Outstanding article! Now, if the JCS, SECDEF, President, and future Commanders-in-Chief would pay attention and act accordingly! Good luck on that!