Nuclear-Zero Prophecies

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As the Non-Proliferation Treaty enters its fifth decade, President Obama has endorsed the crusade to rid the world of the bomb. But is nuclear zero the right choice? Sagan and Waltz update their landmark debate.

Issue: Sept-Oct 2010

As the Non-Proliferation Treaty enters its fifth decade, President Obama has endorsed the crusade to rid the world of the bomb. But is nuclear zero the right choice? Scott Sagan argues that the nonstop uptick in atomic states increases the likelihood of nuclear terrorism, while Kenneth Waltz holds to the belief that nuclear weapons continue to be history's greatest peacekeeping force.

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