The United States has created a military structure that is heavily satellite-dependent, without making corresponding improvements in the survivability of its space systems. The result is a classic opportunity for asymmetric, preemptive attack. The central question of this study is how to structure a strategy of deterrence to persuade potentially hostile actors that the costs of attack will nevertheless outweigh the benefits.
Harrison, Roger G.; Jackson, Deron R.; and Shackelford, Collins G.
"Space Deterrence: The Delicate Balance of Risk,"
Space and Defense: Vol. 3:
0, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/spaceanddefense/vol3/iss0/4
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