Articles & Links

David Kaiser: Nuclear Weapons- The Cold War Era

A Hundred Holocausts: An Insider’s Window Into U.S. Nuclear Policy

How risky is nuclear optimism?

Primary Sources: Permissive Action Links and the Threat of Nuclear War

15 Minutes: General Curtis LeMay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation

Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940

The Atomic Chef: And Other True Tales of Design, Technology, and Human Error

Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

The Limits of Safety

The Logic of Accidental Nuclear War

The Making of the Atomic Bomb

The Nuclear Express: A Political History of the Bomb and Its Proliferation

On Nuclear Terrorism

Spying on the Bomb: American Nuclear Intelligence from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea

The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons

Whole World on Fire: Organizations, Knowledge, and Nuclear Weapons Devastation

The Wizards of Armageddon

Zero: The Case for Nuclear Weapons Abolition

Arms Control Association

Defusing the Nuclear Threat

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Global Zero

National Security Archive Nuclear Vault at GWU

The Vela Incident: Nuclear Test or Meteoroid?

Every Nuclear-Tipped Missile is an "Accident Waiting to Happen"

The 3 A.M. Phone Call

Newly Declassified Documents on Advance Presidential Authorization of Nuclear Weapons Use

The Submarines of October: U.S. and Soviet Naval Encounters During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (NAPF)

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Nuclear Weapons Frequently Asked Questions


Timeline of the Nuclear Age