ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Nuclear Option

How are social choices made on the nuclear issue? What is the information base on the costs and benefits of generating the nuclear capabilities required to be termed deterrence? Does the nuclear option itself increase the threat of aggression from neighbouring countries which may mean additional costs without yielding any benefits? Can there be any estimate of possible damage if the deterrence fails?

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