Nonproliferation Review • 26.1/2

Volume 26 • Numbers 1/2


Joshua H. Pollack & Rhianna Tyson Kreger


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The stability of the nuclear nonproliferation norm: a critique of norm-contestation theory
Mario Carranza

Birth of a norm champion: how South Africa came to support the NPT’s indefinite extension
Michal Onderco and Anna-Mart van Wyk

Dynamic institutionalization: the foundations of Japan’s radioactive problem
Nick Kodama

Reactor-grade plutonium and nuclear weapons: ending the debate
Gregory Jones

Combating nuclear smuggling? Exploring drivers and challenges to detecting nuclear and radiological materials within the maritime environment
Robert Downes, Christopher Hobbs, and Daniel Salisbury

Avoiding self-inflicted wounds to the credibility of the US nuclear deterrent
Dallas Boyd


The rise and fall of counterproliferation policy
Albert J. Mauroni

A nuclear-armed North Korea without ICBMs: the best achievable objective
Hongyu Zhang and Kevin Wang

Between a rock and a hard place: Europe in a post-INF world
Ulrich Kühn


Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence, by Wendy R. Sherman
Reviewed by Kelsey Davenport

The Blind Eye: U.S. Non-Proliferation Policy Towards Pakistan from Ford to Clinton, by Rabia Akhtar
Reviewed by Sumit Ganguly

Verifying Nuclear Disarmament, by Thomas E. Shea
Reviewed by Moritz Kütt

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