Policy Memo: Are Nuclear Weapons Shields for Aggression?

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How would the world change if Iran acquires a nuclear arsenal? Not as much as you might think, according to our recent analysis of state behavior in the nuclear age.

 

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2013 Policy Memo
Are Nuclear Weapons Shields for Aggression?
Matthew Fuhrmann

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Texas A&M University

This memo is based on joint research with Todd S. Sechser.