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Why Do States Build Nuclear Weapons? Three Models in Search of a Bomb

One of the classic works trying to explain nuclear pursuit, Sagan’s “Why Do States Build Nuclear Weapons?” attempts to outline the three reasons why a state would consider obtaining a nuclear bomb: the security model, the domestic politics model, and the norms model.


Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons

A book by Joseph Cirincione, Bomb Scare traces the history of nuclear proliferation and offers an optimistic view of its future. It combines theory, history, and security analysis as it moves from the dawning of the nuclear age to the Iranian nuclear program of the 2000s.