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Targeting Nuclear Programs in War and Peace

  title={Targeting Nuclear Programs in War and Peace},
  author={Matthew Fuhrmann and Sarah Kreps},
When do states attack or consider attacking nuclear infrastructure in nonnuclear weapons states? Despite the importance of this question, relatively few scholarly articles have attempted to identify the factors that lead a state to attack another state’s nuclear facilities. This paper conducts the first large-n analysis on when states use force as a way to control proliferation. We develop four arguments on when states attack nuclear infrastructure and identify specific hypotheses that flow… Expand

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