‘The TPNW is replete with a sophisticated and robust host of prohibitions – weapon development, testing, acquiring, stockpiling, threatening, etc. – as a pursuant to commitments of participating NPT signatories ….’

‘Despite some of America’s allies being highly anti-American themselves, such as Goslan’s description of French anti-Americanism being “so heartfelt” that it was a “inspiration for other European anti-Americanism”, the circumstances of the Cold War forced them to submit to the balance of threats theory.’