Extending the U.S. Umbrella and Increasing Chances of War


2018 · 204 Pages
ISBN13: 978-1-884853-13-5

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This book is one of a series of publications released by the Academy of Political Science on timely subjects of special importance in the fields of public and international affairs. The Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: Extending the U.S. Umbrella and Increasing the Chance of War brings together essays from Political Science Quarterly that explore topics of central and ongoing importance in American nuclear policy toward the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. In addition to examining the proliferation of nuclear capacity and the increased risk of nuclear war, the book explores the links between non-proliferation, arms control, and extended deterrence.



Publisher’s Preface
Demetrios James Caraley

Robert Jervis

Nuclear Disarmament: Should America Lead?
Regina Karp

Friends Don't Let Friends Proliferate
Scott Helfstein

The India Lobby and the Nuclear Agreement with India
Dinshaw Mistry

Japan’s Nuclear Hedge: Beyond “Allergy” and Breakout
Richard J. Samuels and James L. Schoff

The U.S. Nuclear Umbrella over South Korea: Nuclear Weapons and Extended Deterrence
Terence Roehrig

The Role of Villain: Iran and U.S. Foreign Policy
Paul R. Pillar

Conceptualizing Containment: The Iranian Threat and the Future of Gulf Security
Zachary K. Goldman and Mira Rapp-Hooper



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