6. Credibility


Central Idea: A threat that is not credible is useless.

Antithesis: The side that can make the biggest threat wins.

Topics That Might be Discussed in Class

Some Terms: Credible Threat, Reputation, Burning your bridges, The renegotiation problem, Doomsday Device.

Additional Material

For Next Time

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