James F. Pasley is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Park University in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Pasley earned a Ph.D. in Political Science in 1999 from Louisiana State University, specializing in International Relations and United States Foreign Policy.
2010 0-7734-3706-1 This work offers both qualitative and quantitative analyses of how the presence of
nuclear weapons effects conflict escalation rates among international states. The
qualitative section of the book focuses on the volatile Indo-Pakistani relationship and clearly demonstrates that the addition of nuclear weapons has served to retard conflict escalation between the two.