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How do we interpret a dramatic act like , say , limited nuclear reprisal on enemy
territory ? As in limited war , there again may be two parts to the " cost " imposed
on an enemy . One is a direct cost : casualties , destruction , humiliation , or ...
Similarly , a defense of Chicago that requires the enemy to triple the size of his
attack may be a poor prospect ; it may mean only that he invests in a larger initial
attack . But a defense of our retaliatory force that requires the enemy to triple the ...
We can probably not , therefore , ignore the distinction and use nuclears in a
particular war where their use might be of advantage to us and subsequently rely
on the distinction in the hope that we and the enemy might both abstain .
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Bargaining Communication and Limited
Toward a Theory of Interdependent Decision
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