Journal Article - International Security

A “Nuclear Umbrella” for Ukraine? Precedents and Possibilities for Postwar European Security

| Winter 2023/24

Summary

How can the West restore European security after the Russo-Ukrainian War? Should Ukraine join NATO to shelter under the U.S. nuclear umbrella? Or is there a choice that does not rely on the threat of nuclear apocalypse? The safest, surest path to reestablishing European security is a non-offensive, confidence-building defense against Russian aggression that provides no pretext for a Russian attack.

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Matthew Evangelista, "A 'Nuclear Umbrella' for Ukraine? Precedents and Possibilities for Postwar European Security," International Security, Vol. 38, No. 3 (Winter 2023/24), pp. 750. 

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