Argument: Terrorists are not deterred by the threat of nuclear weapons
- James Doyle. "U.S. National Security and Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century". Proliferation Analysis. August 23, 2007 - "The interest and efforts of terrorist networks to acquire a nuclear weapon are well known and their motivation to conduct a nuclear attack once they had the capability is not in doubt. Terrorists are not deterred by nuclear weapons. A nuclear detonation anywhere is probably consistent with their objectives."