Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Political Scientists and Historians in Search of the Bomb


Scott D. Sagan - Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science; FSI and CISAC Senior Fellow
Kenneth N. Waltz - Ford Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley

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The Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 36 no. 1, page(s) 143-151
March 26, 2013

Stanford's Scott Sagan and Columbia's Kenneth Waltz respond to a critique of nuclear proliferation theories presented in their book The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: An Enduring Debate. This paper demonstrates the enduring, and lively, debate about nuclear theory and policymaking.