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|Nuclear escalation in a Taiwan Strait crisis?||990.84 KB|
In this report, the author analyses the different scenarios that could trigger a nuclear war in the Taiwan strait and how it can be avoided.
The author notes that many of the ingredients are in place for a Taiwan Strait crisis to precipitate a nuclear escalation and reviews background factors such as strategic factors and operational problems that could give rise to such a catastrophe as well as the reasons why nuclear escalation might be regarded as unlikely. These include but are not limited to: