McNair Paper 41, Radical Responses to Radical Regimes: Evaluating Preemptive Counter-Proliferation, May 1995



Institute for National Strategic Studies


McNair Paper Number 41, Radical Responses to Radical Regimes: Evaluating Preemptive Counter-Proliferation, May 1995

Contents


Summary

Policy Shift: The Defense Counter-Proliferation Initiative

The Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Questions Demanding an Answer: Responding to Radical Proliferators

History's Lessons for Preemptive Counter-Proliferation Decisions

Preventing Nazi A-Bombs

Bombardment of Tokyo's Nuclear Labs

Iran Attacks an Iraqi Nuclear Reactor

Israel's Osirak Attack

India Thwarts Israeli Destruction of Pakistan's "Islamic Bomb"

Iraq Destroys Iran's Bushehr Reactor

Lessons of the Gulf War

The Missile Crisis: An Air Strike Deferred

Dealing With A Potential "Nuclear Hitler"

The Proliferation Challenge of North Korea

Reviewing Radical Responses to Radical Regimes

Notes

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