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Unclear Physics: Why Iraq and Libya Failed to Build Nuclear Weapons

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702785
eISBN:
9781501705908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702785.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Many authoritarian leaders want nuclear weapons, but few manage to acquire them. Autocrats seeking nuclear weapons fail in different ways and to varying degrees—Iraq almost managed it; Libya did not ... More


Trust and Violence: An Essay on a Modern Relationship

Jan Philipp Reemtsma

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142968
eISBN:
9781400842346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142968.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The limiting of violence through state powers is one of the central projects of the modern age. Why then have recent centuries been so bloody? This book demonstrates that the aim of decreasing and ... More


Impact on World Politics and Economy

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman

in Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations: Global Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198839040
eISBN:
9780191874918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839040.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter studies the different impacts of DROs and NDROs on economic and political development, finding that NDROs are less successful than DROs at liberalizing foreign trade among member states. ... More


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