Nuclear Games: A Tool for Examining Nuclear Stability in a Proliferated Setting
Publication Date: March 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Baker Spring
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: National security; game theory; weapons development; Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty
Coverage: United States
The United States can address the threat posed by nuclear proliferation and start taking steps to reverse a disturbing trend. "Nuclear game" exercises showed that the more widespread the presence of defenses, the lower the propensity to ready nuclear arms and fire shots with these arms.