The Terrible Allure of Nuclear Weapons
Loo, Bernard Fook Weng
Date of Issue2009-09-01
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
If Myanmar intends to acquire nuclear weapons, as reports suggest, this reflects a widely-held and terrible attraction that nuclear weapons maintain over military planners. This fascination stems from a misunderstanding about what nuclear weapons can do for a country’s national security.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 087-09
Nanyang Technological University