If atomic bombs are to be added as new weapons to the arsenals of a warring world, or to the arsenals of nations preparing for war, then the time will come when mankind will curse the names of Los Alamos and Hiroshima. The people must unite, or they will perish.
[ J. Robert Oppenheimer]
Assorted 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 Logic of Accidental Nuclear War
The Nuclear Express: A Political History of the Bomb and Its Proliferation
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
Zero: The Case for Nuclear Weapons Abolition
Federation of American Scientists (FAS)
National Security Archive Nuclear Vault at GWU
The Vela Incident: Nuclear Test or Meteoroid?
Every Nuclear-Tipped Missile is an "Accident Waiting to Happen"
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