White Elephants : Why South Africa Gave Up the Bomb and the Implications for Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy

This article examines why the South African government chose to dismantle its indigenous nuclear arsenal in 1993. It considers three competing explanations for South African nuclear disarmament the realist argument, which suggest that the country responded to a reduction in the perceived threat to i...

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Main Author: Babbage, Maria.
Format: Book
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Online Access:http://www.princeton.edu/~jpia/pdf2004/Chapter%2011.pdf