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Tempting FateWhy Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents$

Paul C. Avey

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781501740381

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.001.0001

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Tempting Fate

Paul C. Avey

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(p.i) Tempting Fate

(p.ii) A Volume in the Series

(p.iii) Tempting Fate

(p.xiii) Tempting Fate (p.xiv)

Cornell Studies in Security Affairs

Edited by Robert J. Art, Robert Jervis, and Stephen M. Walt

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  • First published 2019 by Cornell University Press
  • Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
  • Names: Avey, Paul C., author.
  • Title: Tempting fate : Why nonnuclear states confront nuclear
  • opponents / Paul Avey.
  • Description: Ithaca, [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019. |
  • Series: Cornell studies in security affairs | Includes bibliographical
  • references and index.
  • Identifiers: LCCN 2019019612 (print) | LCCN 2019020251 (ebook) |
  • ISBN 9781501740404 (epub/mobi) | ISBN 9781501740398 (pdf) |
  • ISBN 9781501740381 | ISBN 9781501740381 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • Subjects: LCSH: Asymmetric warfare—Case studies. | Nuclear
  • weapons—Government policy—Case studies. | No first use
  • (Nuclear strategy)—Case studies. | Security, International—
  • Case studies.
  • Classification: LCC U163 (ebook) | LCC U163 .A983 2019 (print) |
  • DDC 355.02—dc23