Resources are organized in chronological order

General Proliferation

Link | Foster (1965) ‘Risks of Nuclear Proliferation, Foreign Affairs,  July 1965

Link | Kahn (1966) ‘Nuclear Proliferation and the Rules of Retaliation,’ The Yale Law Journal, 76(1) 77-91

Link | Wohlstetter (1976) ‘Spreading the Bomb without Quite Breaking the Rules,’ Foreign Policy, 25(Winter) 88-96 + 145-179

Link | Harkavy (1981) ‘Pariah States and Nuclear Proliferation,’ International Organization, 35(1) 135-163

Link | Smith & Rathjens (1981) ‘Reassessing Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy,’ Foreign Affairs, Spring 1981

Link | Waltz (1981) ‘The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: more may be better,’ Adelphi Papers, No.171

Link | Smith & Cobban (1989) ‘A Blind Eye to Nuclear Proliferation,’ Foreign Affairs, Summer 1989

Link | Millot, Moldander & Silson (1993) The Day After:  Nuclear proliferation in the post-Cold War world, RAND IP102

Link | Moldander & Wilson (1993) The Nuclear Asymptote: On containing nuclear proliferation,  RAND MR214

Link | U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment (1993) Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Assessing the Risk, OTA-ISC-559 (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, August 1993)

Link |  Sagan (1994) ‘The Perils of Proliferation: Organization Theory, Deterrence Theory and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons,’ International Security, Vol.18, No.4 (Spring 1994), 66-107

Link | Chow & Solomon (1993) ‘Limiting the Spread of Weapon-Usable Fissile Materials’ (RAND MR346)

Link | Sagan (2001) ‘The Perils of Proliferation in South Asia,’ Asian Survey, 41(6), pp.1064-1086

Link | Walker (2001) ‘Nuclear Power and Nonproliferation: the controversy over nuclear exports, 1974-1980,’ Diplomatic History, 25(2) 215-249

Link | Lavoy (2004) ‘Predicting Nuclear Proliferation: a declassified documentary record,’ Strategic Insights, 3(1)

Link | Perkovich et al (2005) ‘Universal Compliance: a strategy for nuclear security,’ Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Link | Shaw (2012) ‘Middle East Nonproliferation,’ The Nonproliferation Review, 19(3) 357-363

Link | Hecker & Perry (2014) ‘Iran’s Path to Nuclear Peace,’ The New York Times, 9 January 2014

Link | Kuperman (2016) ‘Obama: The Anti-Anti-Nuke President,’ The New York Times, 25 March 2016

Link | Smith, ‘Opaque Proliferation and the Fate of the Non-Proliferation Regime’


Link | Kahl & Waltz (2012) ‘Iran and the Bomb: would a nuclear Iran make the Middle East more secure?’ Foreign Affairs, Sep/Oct 2012

Link | Waltz (2012) ‘Why Iran Should Get the Bomb: nuclear balancing would mean stability,’ Foreign Affairs, Jul/Aug 2012