Chapter 2 – Nuclear Weapons Treaties and Policies of the United States

Open Sources (Available to all)
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Additional Readings (Available to OSU Students through the OSU Valley Library)
  1. Allison, G., (1969) Conceptual models and the Cuban missile crisis. American Political Science Review, 63 (3). Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/1954423.
  2. Berstein, Barton. (1995). The atomic bombings reconsidered. Foreign Affairs [January/February]. Retrieved from https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/asia/1995-01-01/atomic-bombings-reconsidered.
  3. Graebner,N. (1990). Ronald Reagan and the Russians. Perspectives on Political Science, 19(2). Retrieved from https://search.library.oregonstate.edu/permalink/f/1g9lfhc/TN_informaworld_s10_1080_10457097_1990_9944462.
  4. Graham, T. (2002). Disarmament Sketches: Three Decades of Arms Control and International Law. University of Washington Press. OSU Library E-book, https://search.library.oregonstate.edu/permalink/f/ueodtl/CP71153966250001451.
  5. Gray, C.S., & Payne, K. (1980) Victory is possible. Foreign Policy [Summer]. Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/1148409.
  6. Keeny, S., and Panofsky, K. (1981). MAD versus NUTS, Foreign Affairs [Winter]. Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/20041081.
  7. Lugar, R. (2009). Cooperative Threat Reduction and Nuclear Security. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 10(1). Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/43134204.
  8. Malewich, B. (2017). Futile superiority: Decision making and the development of new generation nuclear weapons. Comparative Strategy, Vol.36(2), Retrieved from https://search.library.oregonstate.edu/permalink/f/1g9lfhc/TN_informaworld_s10_1080_01495933_2017_1317537.
  9. Schell, J. (2000). The folly of arms control. Foreign Affairs [Sept/Oct]. Retrieved from https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2000-09-01/folly-arms-control.
  10. Tannenwald, N. (2018). The vanishing nuclear taboo. Foreign Affairs [November/December]. Retrieved from https://search.library.oregonstate.edu/permalink/f/1g9lfhc/TN_proquest2129469004.

 

Additional Readings from above available to students outside of OSU through different links:

17. Allison, G., (1969) Conceptual models and the Cuban missile crisis. American Political Science Review, 63 (3). Retrieved from http://www3.nccu.edu.tw/~lorenzo/Allison%20Conceptual%20Models.pdf

21. Gray, C.S., & Payne, K. (1980) Victory is possible. Foreign Policy [Summer]. Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/1148409.pdf

 

 

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