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... the balance of terror with anything better, there may be much that we can do to
make that balance stable rather than unstable.3 Once we have identified the
surprise-attack problem as the possible vulnerability of either side's retaliatory
e The novelty of this reasoning disappears as soon as we recognize that the "
balance of terror," if it is stable, is simply a massive and modern version of an
ancient institution: the exchange of hostages. In older times, one committed
himself to a ...
From the foregoing considerations, it is not at all clear that the stability of the
balance of terror — the lack of temptation to deliberate surprise attack, and the
immunity of the situation to false alarm — will be greatly affected by the military ...
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This is one of the most important books on Game Theory, and also, thankfully, one of the more accessible (certainly much more so than von Neumann's and Morgenstern's book). His main theses are that ... Read full review
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