Nuclear deterrence – the decision making process (WP1401)

10 July, 2015
Defence and security
nuclear deterrence, nuclear weapons

We talk about the discussions and debates that take place and ask how the decision process works. We also discuss what discussions take place about the circumstances under which nuclear weapons might be used.


Heather Williams, MacArthur Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Science and Security Studies, Department of War Studies, King’s College London

Desmond Bowen, Visiting Professor, University of Reading

Camille Grand, Director, Foundation for Strategic Research, Paris


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