Who Is Deterring Whom? The Place of Nuclear Weapons in Modern War

WoTR Who Is Deterring Whom The Role Of Nuclear Weapons In Modern War

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, old questions about nuclear deterrence have been revisited by a broad swath of academics, scholars, and pundits who have spent the past three decades acclimated to a climate of dramatically reduced nuclear risk. For those of us working in what has been a niche subfield, the attention has been both validating and, at times, surprising.

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