Nuclear Weapons and International Conflict (Conversations with History)

12/14/2009; 59 minutes

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor T. V. Paul of McGill University for a discussion of the non-use of nuclear weapons since the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Paul analyzes the India-Pakistan conflict and possible routes to stabilization. He alo looks at the factors that account for why the great powers have not used nuclear weapons since WW II and examines the changing international environment that lowers the threshold for use. (#17602)

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