Wilson Center Experts

Michael Beck

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Assistant Director of Research, Center for International Trade and Security
Wilson Center Project(s):
To Proliferate or Control: Russia and Exports of Strategic Technology
Oct 01, 1998
Oct 01, 1998

Project Summary

nuclear proliferation; why, on the one hand, did Russia cancel the sale of cryogenic rockets to India in the face of international, names US, pressure, but on the other hand, cooperate with Iran in the nuclear arena despite similar objections? the study directs attention to domestic factors that facilitate and inhibit a state’s attempts to induce cooperation using issue-linkages and inducements. From a policy perspective, the study sheds light on the challenge that the USA faces in attempting to gain the support of Russia in nonproliferation efforts.