Nuclear Disarmament

Nuclear disarmament refers to the act, by unilateral decision or international agreement, of reducing or eliminating the total number of nuclear weapons worldwide, with the end goal of a nuclear-free world. RAND research has provided policymakers with guidance and analysis on options for reduction or elimination of nuclear arsenals and the long-term enforcement of international nuclear disarmament.

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    Selective Nuclear Options in American and Soviet Strategic Policy

    Whatever behavior the Soviets might pursue in a nuclear crisis, the desirability of maintaining a U.S. selective options strategy need not hinge exclusively on the course and outcome of future developments in Soviet nuclear planning.

    Dec 31, 1975

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    Selective Nuclear Operations and Soviet Strategy

    Discusses Soviet doctrinal views on nuclear targeting restraint, the Soviet public reaction to the U.S. pursuit of limited nuclear options, and possible private Soviet attitudes regarding selective nuclear employment.

    Dec 31, 1974

  • Journal Article

    Good Disarmament -And Bad

    There are several roads to, and several kinds of, disarmanent.

    Dec 31, 1960

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    Graham Andrews

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A. in public policy, University of Washington; B.S. in computer science, University of Redlands

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    Naoko Aoki

    Adjunct Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in international security studies, University of MD-College Park; M.A. in international relations, Johns Hopkins University; B.A. in English, Sophia University

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    Gregory S. Jones

    Adjunct Senior Defense Policy Analyst
    Education A.B. in biology, University of Chicago

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    King Mallory

    Director, RAND Center for Global Risk and Security; Senior International Defense Researcher; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A. in Russian language and literature, Middlebury College

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    Jake McKeon

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.B.A/M.S. in finance, Indiana University; B.S. in economics, United States Air Force Academy