The American Political Scientist Kenneth Waltz in his 1981 controversial paper ‘The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: More May Be Better’ argued that proliferation of nuclear weapons would discourage countries to engage in a nuclear war as the cost of conflict would be too high to be profitable. In this essay Liam Maddrell rejects Kenneth Walz and explains why Waltz was wrong.
Dr. Leitch argues why the West must reconsider their non-proliferation strategy – at some point there must be an acceptance some states will acquire nuclear capabilities; coercive diplomacy will not always guarantee non-nuclear armament.
Alochonaa.com proudly presents the first discussion on the Iran Nuclear Issue & International Relations, contributed by Dr. Mark N Kartz, a Professor at the George Mason University, USA. Dr Kartz discusses the broader implications of Washington-Tehran nuclear discussions on the international community