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A proper criminal justice system exacts justice – that is, punishes criminals for their crimes. Rehabilitation and deterrence are worthy goals, but they are secondary to retribution.
So, we need to delegitimize the nuclear weapon, and by de-legitimizing… meaning trying to develop a different system of security that does not depend on nuclear deterrence.
Deterrence is still fundamentally about influencing an actor’s decisions. It is about a solid policy foundation. It is about credible capabilities. It is about what the U.S. and our allies as a whole can bring to bear in both a military and a nonmilitary sense.
The present basic philosophy is nuclear deterrence.
The way that one feels about the story line of ‘Deterrence’ can tell us, I believe, about each person’s conservatism or liberalism and precisely how tolerant he or she is of racism.
Obviously, the Philippines or any regional state can never match Chinese defense spending, but we will have to develop minimum deterrence capabilities that allow us to resist and inflict sufficient retaliation if China continues to undermine Philippine territorial integrity.
The whole idea of deterrence is to convince your enemy that you are willing and able to make it so painful for them to continue on a threatening or bellicose course that they change their behavior.
NATO’s deterrence has always been adequate, and I’m not worried about the physical security of my country. Not at all.
The Blue and White government, led by me, will assemble the strongest security cabinet against terrorism and restore deterrence.
What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence, in the sense of fear of specific weapons, so much as it’s been memory. The memory of what happened at Hiroshima.
A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of ‘balance’ and ‘deterrence’.
When you talk about peace through strength, what you’re talking about is the concept of deterrence.
Since most cyberwar is conducted covertly, governments avoid any public acknowledgment of their own abilities and shy away from engaging in any sort of ‘cyber diplomacy.’ Statecraft conducted in secret fails to create public norms for deterrence.
We have got thousands of nuclear weapons in order to achieve deterrence.
We defended our allies in Europe for 40 years during the worst days of the Cold War – very threatening days of the Cold War – and nothing happened. So deterrence does work.
The purpose of nuclear weapons is to deter. The mission of deterrence to make all parties in possession of nuclear weapons never, ever use them.
It is deterrence that has prevented the use of nuclear weapons by all states that possess them since 1945.
Democrats always assure us that deterrence will work, but when the time comes to deter, they’re against it.
The only thing that kept the Cold War cold was the mutual deterrence afforded by nuclear weapons.
Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality.