Conclusion: Using Strategic Culture to Explain Real-World Decisionmaking

  • Jeffrey A. Larsen
Part of the Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies book series (ISSIP)


This chapter serves as the conclusion to the volume Crossing Nuclear Thresholds: Leveraging Sociocultural Insights into Nuclear Decisionmaking, summarizing the core conceptual and policy issues addressed in the text, reporting on the utility of the Cultural Topography Analytic Framework as a methodology to apply a sociocultural lens to the question of nuclear thresholds, and delivering key insights unearthed by the volume’s case study authors.

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  • Jeffrey A. Larsen
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  1. 1.NATO Defense CollegeRomeItaly

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