The Resource Anticipating a nuclear Iran : challenges for U.S. security, Jacquelyn K. Davis and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr ; Noah Arlow, jacket design

Anticipating a nuclear Iran : challenges for U.S. security, Jacquelyn K. Davis and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr ; Noah Arlow, jacket design

Label
Anticipating a nuclear Iran : challenges for U.S. security
Title
Anticipating a nuclear Iran
Title remainder
challenges for U.S. security
Statement of responsibility
Jacquelyn K. Davis and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr ; Noah Arlow, jacket design
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This volume assumes the worst: a defensive, aggressive Iran already possesses a nuclear arsenal. How should the United States handle this threat, and can it deter the use of such weapons? Through three scenario models, this study explores the political, strategic, and operational challenges facing the United States in a post?Cold War world.The authors concentrate on the type of nuclear capability Iran might develop; the conditions under which Iran might resort to threatened or actual weapons use; the extent to which Iran's military strategy and declaratory policy might embolden Ir
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Davis, Jacquelyn K
Dewey number
  • 355.02
  • 355.02/170955
  • 355.02170955
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
UA853.I7
LC item number
.D385 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Pfaltzgraff, Robert L
  • Arlow, Noah
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  • Nuclear weapons
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • United States
Label
Anticipating a nuclear Iran : challenges for U.S. security, Jacquelyn K. Davis and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr ; Noah Arlow, jacket design
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Tables and Boxes; Preface; 1. Introductions: Setting the Scene for Iran's Emergence as a Nuclear Power; 2. The Deterrence Dynamics of an Iran with Nuclear Weapons; Does the Nature of the Regime Matter?; Model I: A Defensive Iran; Model II: An Aggressive Iran; Model III: An Unstable Iran; 3. Considerations Influencing Iran's Nuclear Emergence; A Defensive Iran's Nuclear Posture, Doctrinal Priorities, and Force Posture (Model I); An Aggressive Iran that Flexes Its Muscles (Model II); An Unstable Iran and the Deterrence of Rogue ELements and Nonstate Actors (Model III)
  • 4. Nuclear Weapons Operationalization: What Type of Nuclear Force?Model I: A Defensive Deterrent; Model II: An Offensive Deterrent for an Aggressive Iran; Model III: An Unstable Iran and the Need to Deter Regime Elements; 5. Implications for U.S. Strategic and Operational Planning; Iran as Catalyst for a New Deterrence Dynamic Among Nuclear States; Israel and the Challenges of Catalytic Warfare; Of Dyads, Triads, and the Need for a New Deterrence Paradigm Relating to a Nuclear Iran; 6. U.S. Deterrence Planning in the Event of an Iranian Nuclear Breakout
  • Declaratory Policy, Escalation Control, and Strategic CommunicationsOffensive-Strike Options and Preventive Planning; Reassuring Allies/Coalition Partners in the Face of Iranian Proliferation; Assuring and Dissuading Israel in the Face of an Iranian Nuclear Breakout; Missile Defenses and Consequence-Management Considerations; 7. Dealing with a Nuclear Iran and Asymmetric Challenges; Hezbollah and Asymmetric Operations; Nuclear Weapons and Asymmetric Operations; Deterring Rogue Elements of Nonstate Armed Groups; Deterrence Planning for the Twenty-First Century
  • 8. U.S. Deterrence Planning and IranExtended Deterrence in the ""Second Nuclear Age""; Cyberwarfare and Network Operations; Notes; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535946
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computer
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000499837
  • (EBL)1574750
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  • (PQKBManifestationID)12444633
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001111327
  • (PQKBWorkID)11130464
  • (PQKB)11111981
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1574750
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000499837
Label
Anticipating a nuclear Iran : challenges for U.S. security, Jacquelyn K. Davis and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr ; Noah Arlow, jacket design
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Tables and Boxes; Preface; 1. Introductions: Setting the Scene for Iran's Emergence as a Nuclear Power; 2. The Deterrence Dynamics of an Iran with Nuclear Weapons; Does the Nature of the Regime Matter?; Model I: A Defensive Iran; Model II: An Aggressive Iran; Model III: An Unstable Iran; 3. Considerations Influencing Iran's Nuclear Emergence; A Defensive Iran's Nuclear Posture, Doctrinal Priorities, and Force Posture (Model I); An Aggressive Iran that Flexes Its Muscles (Model II); An Unstable Iran and the Deterrence of Rogue ELements and Nonstate Actors (Model III)
  • 4. Nuclear Weapons Operationalization: What Type of Nuclear Force?Model I: A Defensive Deterrent; Model II: An Offensive Deterrent for an Aggressive Iran; Model III: An Unstable Iran and the Need to Deter Regime Elements; 5. Implications for U.S. Strategic and Operational Planning; Iran as Catalyst for a New Deterrence Dynamic Among Nuclear States; Israel and the Challenges of Catalytic Warfare; Of Dyads, Triads, and the Need for a New Deterrence Paradigm Relating to a Nuclear Iran; 6. U.S. Deterrence Planning in the Event of an Iranian Nuclear Breakout
  • Declaratory Policy, Escalation Control, and Strategic CommunicationsOffensive-Strike Options and Preventive Planning; Reassuring Allies/Coalition Partners in the Face of Iranian Proliferation; Assuring and Dissuading Israel in the Face of an Iranian Nuclear Breakout; Missile Defenses and Consequence-Management Considerations; 7. Dealing with a Nuclear Iran and Asymmetric Challenges; Hezbollah and Asymmetric Operations; Nuclear Weapons and Asymmetric Operations; Deterring Rogue Elements of Nonstate Armed Groups; Deterrence Planning for the Twenty-First Century
  • 8. U.S. Deterrence Planning and IranExtended Deterrence in the ""Second Nuclear Age""; Cyberwarfare and Network Operations; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535946
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000499837
  • (EBL)1574750
  • (SSID)ssj0001111327
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12444633
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001111327
  • (PQKBWorkID)11130464
  • (PQKB)11111981
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000648991
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1574750
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000499837

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