TITLE

Disarming Rogues: Deterring First-Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction

AUTHOR(S)
Szabo, David
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Winter2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses ways to deter the first use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in international conflicts. In particular, ways for invading states to deter use of WMD by the enemy are discussed, and the U.S. invasion of Iraq in the 1991 Persian Gulf War is used as a case study in deterrence in an operational environment.
ACCESSION #
28334221

 

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