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Urban Breakfast “Is the New Great War Possible?”

... of the power of arms. A. Fenenko and I. Timofeev agreed that nuclear war is different from conventional warfare in that it is based on the principle of “a cheap win,” i.e. the destruction of opponent’s key administrative and economic centers. Nuclear weapons prevent the nuclear powers from engaging in mutually destructive wars, thus opening other localized frontiers for conflict. Timofeev then discussed the notion of a second-strike capability, giving a few scenarios of a localized use of nuclear weapons. Following the presentations, audience members were given an opportunity ...


Wars of the Future

... down, and force them to deliver the desired concessions (for example, sharing profits derived from natural resource production in areas under their control). Widening Technological Gap and Future Warfare Photo: / USAF A.Savelyev «Nuclear Weapons and War in 100 Years» In examining the means used in armed conflict, the role of WMD and conventional weapons must be considered. Nuclear arms, or whatever takes their place as a “weapon of last resort,” will retain their importance in securing ...


Nuclear Weapons and War in 100 Years

... strike ground and airborne targets from space is unlikely due to their high cost and comparatively low effectiveness, to say nothing of their provocative nature – inevitably leading others to respond in kind. This article offers an overview of nuclear weapons’ role in war over the coming 100 years, many of the theses presented are controversial, meaning that this is an area ripe for further study and debate. 1 . In a Sunday Times interview in 1946, Joseph Stalin mentioned the need to ban the use of nuclear weapons....


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