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Whatever happened to nuclear deterrence..?

Season 1, Ep. 9

In the last edition of 2023 Dr. Tyler White, Associate Professor of Practice and the Director of the National Security Program at the University of Nebraska talks to John Edward about deterrence and assurance. Since warfare entered the atomic and nuclear age, deterrence and assurance have highlighted the perils and sought success in keeping the world safe.

  • Where did the 1980's fear of nuclear weapon go?
  • Has success in deterrence been undone by new forms of peril?
  • How do you engage the right people to study these issues?
  • Should we all now consider ourselves our own intelligence analysts?

Tyler is one of the members of the US Strategic Command's Academic Alliance. The most recent DAAA conference, organised in Edinburgh by the UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory was in partnership with the SCoGA.

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