With the continued use of nuclear power comes the question: How can nuclear toxic waste be disposed of effectively?
Extended nuclear deterrence strengthens alliances, except when it didn’t.
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.
The authors of The Nuclear Tipping Point seek to identify factors that cause states to decide to not pursue nuclear weapons and which factors may cause them to reverse their decisions.
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.