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U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments and Issues
Amy F. Woolf. Congressional Research Service, updated 08 May 2007.

Bunker Buster Future Uncertain
Wade Boese. Arms Control Today, July/August 2005.

A Revolution in American Nuclear Policy
Jonathan Schell., 27 May 2005.

Effects of Nuclear Earth-Penetrator and Other Weapons
National Academies Press, 2005.

Universal Compliance: A Strategy for Nuclear Security
George T. Perkovich et al. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, June 2004 (.pdf file).

Dreaming of Clean Nukes
Michael A. Levl. Nature, 29 April 2004. Posted on the Brookings Institution website.

Our Hidden WMD Program
Fred Kaplan. Slate, 23 April 2004.

Defense Panel Faults Nuclear Plans
Walter Pincus. Washington Post, 28 March 2004.

Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator Budget Request and Plan, FY2005-Fy2009
Jonathan Medalia. Congressional Research Service, 08 March 2004 (.pdf file). Posted on the Carnegie Endowement website.

The Party of Preemption
Christopher Paine. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January/February 2004.

The Bush Administration's Views on the Future of Nuclear Weapons
Linton Brooks. Arms Control Today, January/February 2004.

Nuclear "Bunker Busters" Would More Likely Disperse Than Destroy Buried Stockpiles of Biological and Chemical Agents
Robert W. Nelson. Science and Global Security, 2004. Posted on the Princeton University website.

Nuclear Weapon Initiatives:  Low-Yield R&D, Advanced Concepts, Earth Penetrators, Test Readiness
Jonathan Medalia. Congressional Research Service, 11 December 2003. Posted on the FAS web site.

Nuclear Bunker Busters, Mini-Nukes, and the US Nuclear Stockpile
Robert W. Nelson. Physics Today, November 21, 2003. Posted on the Council of Foreign Relations web site.

Mini-Nukes and Preemptive Policy
Charles V. Pena. Policy Review, 19 November 2003.

A question of fact and fission:  US researchers say that a new breed of low-yield nuclear weapons could destroy targets with minimal 'collateral damage'
Owen Dyer. The Independent, 22 October 2003.

Pentagon Pursues Nuclear Earth Penetrator
Walter Pincus. Washington Post, 07 March 2003.

Nuclear Earth Penetrator Weapons
Jonathan Medalia. Congressional Research Service, 27 January 2003. Posted on the FAS web site.

The Nuclear Posture Review: How is the "New Triad" New?
Kurt Guthe. Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, 29 July 2002.

Bunker Busters: Washington's Drive for New Nuclear Weapons
Mark Bromley, et. al. Basic Research Report #2002.2, British American Security Information Council, July 2002.

The Growing Nuclear Peril
Jonathan Schell. The Nation, 24 June 2002.

Ground Below Zero
David Appell. Scientific American, 17 June 2002.

The Nuclear Posture Review: A Necessary Evolution in National Strategy
Loren B. Thompson. Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 16 May 2002.

A Deeply Flawed Review
Joseph Cirincione. Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 16 May 2002. Posted on CEIP's website.

A Review of the 2002 US Nuclear Posture Review
Stephen Young and Lisbeth Gronlund. Union of Concerned Scientists Working Paper, 14 May 2002.

About Face: The Role of the Arms Lobby In the Bush Administration's Radical Reversal of Two Decades of U.S. Nuclear Policy
William D. Hartung with Jonathan Reingold. World Policy Institute Special Report, May 2002.

Nuclear-Tipped Interceptors Studied: Rumsfeld Revives Rejected Missile Defense Concept
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 11 April 2002.

The Implications for the Nuclear Posture Review for Extended Deterrence
Baker Spring. Presentation to the Conference on US-Japan Cooperation on Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation, and Verification, Washington DC, 27 March 2002. Posted on the CNS website.

U.S. Nuclear Arms Stance Modified by Policy Study: Preemptive Strike Becomes an Option
Walter Pincus. Washington Post, 23 March 2002.

US Nuclear Plan Signals a Policy Revolution
Jane Wales. San Jose Mercury News, 17 March 2002. Posted on the Council for a Livable World website.

How to stop worrying and love the bomb
Loren B. Thompson. The Wall Street Journal, 13 March 2002. Posted on the Lexington Institute website.

The Bush Nuclear Posture Review: Adults at Work on Restoring the Credibility of America's Deterrent
Center for Security Policy. Decision Brief No. 02-D 14. 11 March 2002.

US Works Up Plan for Using Nuclear Arms
Paul Richter. LA Times, 9 March 2002. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Parsing the Nuclear Posture Review: An ACA Panel Discussion
Daryl G. Kimball. Arms Control Today, March 2002.

Nuclear Plans Go Beyond Cuts
Walter Pincus. Washington Post, 19 February 2002.

Annual Report to Congress on the Safety and Security of Russian Nuclear Facilities and Military Forces
National Intelligence Council, February 2002. Posted on the Federation of American Scientists website.

The Nuclear Posture Review: Reading Between the Lines
Michelle Ciarrocca. Common Dreams, 17 January 2002.

Another Rumsfeld Bomb
William M. Arkin., 14 January 2002.

The Impact of the Nuclear Posture Review: Analytic Summary
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 10 January 2002.

Nuclear Posture Review: DoD Briefing Slides
DoD News Briefing, 9 January 2002.

Nuclear Posture Review [Excerpts]
Donald H. Rumsfeld. 8 January 2002.

Rationale and Requirements for U.S. Nuclear Forces and Arms Control. Volume I, Executive Report
Keith B. Payne, Study Director. National Institute for Public Policy, January 2001.

The Transformation of Strategic-Strike Operations
Andrew Krepinevich and Robert Martinage. CSBA, March 2001.

The Unruly Hedge: Cold War Thinking at the Crawford Summit
Hans M. Kristensen. Arms Control Today, December 2001.

The Bush Administration's Strategic Defense Review
Marcus Corbin and Miriam Pemberton, eds. Foreign Policy In Focus, May 2001.

A Primer on U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy
David M. Kunsman and Douglas B. Lawson.
Sandia National Laboratories, January 2001.

Bush's Nuclear Doctrine: From MAD to NUTS?
William D. Hartung. FPIF Global Affairs Commentary. December 2000.

An Elusive Consensus: Nuclear Weapons and American Security after the Cold War
Janne E. Nolan. Washington DC: Brookings Institution, 1999.

Nuclear Posture Review: Quick Resources
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Posted on the website.

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