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"Deterrence Theory" A suspended US Marshal is reinstated to track down an escaped terrorist before she's extradited but begins to suspect that his growing obsession for the beautiful convict and his shortcomings as a cop are why he was chosen for the job.

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Introducing: Steel Patriot - the private nuclear deterrent! In a world where everything, down to a country's nuclear defense program, has been privatised, the responsibility of deterrence theory falls on the citizens. This commercial provides a dark insight to such an exitence. Made in Cinema 4d, rendered with Octane and composited in After Effects. Voiceover by Jack Roberts. www.mografik.com

The idea of prisons has historically been based on the deterrence theory; that the fear of punishment and the experience of prison time will be enough to prevent criminal behaviour.

Rational Choice TheoryRational choice theory (RCT) originated with the founding of the Classical School of criminological thought with Cesare Beccaria. Grounded in utilitarianism and further developed by Cornish and Clarke, rational choice theorists argue that people have the capacity to, and indeed do, carefully analyze and weigh various outcomes, negatives, and positives of their potential actions. Criminals are no exception. They make decisions to commit – or not to commit – crimes based…

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Kavka's toxin puzzle is a thought experiment about the possibility of forming an intention to perform an act which, following from reason, is an action one would not actually perform. It was presented by moral and political philosopher Gregory S. Kavka in "The Toxin Puzzle" (1983), and grew out of his work in deterrence theory and mutual assured destruction.

Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence : Theory, Policy and History (Hardcover) (Jan Ludvik)

#Estonian Defence League #Cyber Unit is good example mobilizing citizenry for cyber defence http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/12/18/how-the-united-states-can-win-the-cyberwar-of-the-future-deterrence-theory-security/ …

One final point: students of deterrence theory will find nothing here to contradict their long-held view that the U.S. failure to include Korea in the U.S. defense perimeter helped convince the prudent Stalin that he could achieve a major victory without great risk. Stalin was constantly scrutinizing U.S. policy for signs of resolve or a lack thereof. Thus, if the United States had taken a stronger line on the importance of defending Korea in early 1950, the Korean War might have been…

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