Some resources on nuclear weapons
New NAPF Video - Nuclear Weapons and the Human Future The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its newest video, Nuclear Weapons and the Human Future. Co-edited by Foundation volunteers Ryan Roberson and Ivan Van Wingerden, the video outlines the Foundation's case against nuclear weapons.
Please contact Rick Wayman at (805) 965-3443 or firstname.lastname@example.org to order a free copy of this DVD. We encourage you to show the video to your friends, neighbors and family.
You can preview the video online at www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XAceVWVqfE.
Nuclear Threat Intiative Report by Matthew Bunn A new report titled "Securing the Bomb 2007," commissioned by the Nuclear Threat Initiative, finds a dangerous gap in efforts to thwart nuclear terrorism and calls for urgent global campaign to reduce the risk.
The report provides a comprehensive assessment of efforts to secure and remove vulnerable nuclear stockpiles around the world and a detailed action plan for keeping nuclear weapons and their deadly ingredients out of terrorist hands. To read more, visit www.nti.org/e_research/securingthebomb07.pdf.
US Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments and Issues This report from the Congressional Research Service reviews the ongoing programs that will affect the expected size and shape of the US strategic nuclear force structure. It begins with an overview of the force structure during the Cold War, and summarizes the reductions and changes that have occurred since 1991. It then offers details about each category of delivery vehicle - land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarine launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) and heavy bombers - focusing on their current deployments and ongoing and planned modernization programs. The report concludes with a discussion of issues related to decisions about the future size and shape of the US strategic nuclear force. To read more visit www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL33640.pdf