Scoping Future Nuclear Proliferation Risks: Emerging Trends in Sociocultural Modeling and Analysis [PASCC Research in Progress] [open pdf - 362KB]
"To anticipate the likelihood of successful nuclear acquisition, one must identify key constituencies within a polity of concern and assess the internal sociocultural drivers that shape thinking and decision-making on WMD/WME [Weapon of Mass Effect] issues. This project seeks to strengthen and refine sociocultural analytic frameworks designed to anticipate WMD aspirants and isolate points of leverage within those national communities in order to disrupt or shift weapons aspirations." This document has been added to the Homeland Security Digital Library in agreement with the Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering WMD (PASCC) as part of the PASCC collection. Permission to download and/or retrieve this resource has been obtained through PASCC.
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