Under the Umbrella: Nuclear Crises, Extended Deterrence, and Public Opinion

@article{Allison2022UnderTU,
  title={Under the Umbrella: Nuclear Crises, Extended Deterrence, and Public Opinion},
  author={David M. Allison and Stephen Herzog and Jiyoung Ko},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  year={2022}
}
How robust is public support for extended nuclear deterrence in patron and client states? Recent studies have improved scholarly understanding of US public opinion about nuclear weapon use against non-nuclear adversaries. Yet, there is limited knowledge of public attitudes regarding retaliation for nuclear strikes against US allies. We develop a theoretical typology of nuclear crises and investigate this phenomenon with a novel survey experiment ( n = 6,623). Americans, Japanese, and South… 
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