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Limiting American Nuclear Omnipotence in NATO: The Canadian Method, 1951–68

  • Sean M. Maloney
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Abstract

There is a general assumption in dealing with NATO nuclear weapons issues that American omnipotence prevailed throughout the Cold War. This assumption could easily arise from the more general belief that the United States created NATO as a sphere of influence tool, that NATO is merely an American pawn in the great Cold War chess match with the Soviet Union, and therefore this must hold true when dealing with the huge destructive potential of the West’s nuclear arsenal.1

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