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Nuclear Deterrence as a Belief System

Alexander Kmentt

What is the non-nuclear weapon state (NNWS) perspective on the current situation in disarmament and nonproliferation? Despite the successful 2010 Review Conference and despite the reductions in nuclear weapons (NWs) numbers between Russia and the United States, such as through the new START treaty, it is disappointing for NNWSs to see how little progress has been made since the end of the Cold War to fundamental changes in the approach to NWs.

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Security Index (International Edition) NO. 2 (103), Spring 2013

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