Reid B. C. Pauly and Scott D. Sagan
The case studies presented in this volume are valuable contributions to the literature on nuclear security, as they bring to light new evidence of instances when nuclear test sites, weapons in transit, and deployed weapons were threatened during times of political instability. The authors did not, of course, discover instances in which nuclear weapons were actually stolen or used by rogue officers, revolutionary mobs, or terrorists. So there is a significant puzzle about how best to interpret the “close call” incidents highlighted in these cases.
Organizational scholars James March, Lee Sproull, and Michal Tamuz have argued:
The most obvious learning...