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Author Kahl, Colin H., 1971-

Title Atomic kingdom : if Iran builds the bomb, will Saudi Arabia be next? / by Colin H. Kahl, Melissa G. Dalton and Matthew Irvine
Published Washington, DC : Center for a New American Security, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (47 pages) : color illustration
Contents Executive summary -- Introduction -- Lessons from history -- Prospects for Saudi proliferation -- Policy implications -- Conclusion
Summary It is taken for granted in Washington that Saudi Arabia will inevitably pursue nuclear weapons if Tehran succeeds in its quest for the bomb. However, the authors argue that the prospects for Saudi reactive proliferation are lower than the conventional wisdom suggests
Notes "February 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 40-47)
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (CNAS, viewed February 19, 2013)
Subject Nuclear nonproliferation -- Iran
Nuclear nonproliferation -- Saudi Arabia
Nuclear weapons -- Iran
Nuclear weapons -- Saudi Arabia
Diplomatic relations.
Nuclear nonproliferation.
Nuclear weapons.
Strategic aspects of individual places.
Iran -- Strategic aspects
Saudi Arabia -- Foreign relations -- United States
Saudi Arabia -- Strategic aspects
United States -- Foreign relations -- Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Dalton, Melissa G
Irvine, Matthew
Center for a New American Security