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Scholarly Publications

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

October 2007

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, here is the story of the entire postwar superpower arms race, climaxing during the Reagan-Gorbachev decade when the United...

Other Publications

Torturer's Dilemma: The Math on Fire with Fire, The

January 2006

You burst into the room. Sitting on a chair, blindfolded, his hands tied behind his back, is your prisoner. The room is dark, except for a lonely naked bulb hanging from the ceiling.

News

Staged reading of Richard Rhodes' new play, "Reykjavik"

December 2009

A staged reading of "Reykjavik," by CISAC affiliate Richard Rhodes will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California.

Philip Taubman assesses Obama's big missile test

July 2009

Now that President Obama has set a promising arms reduction agenda with President Dmitri Medvedev of Russia, he faces the greater challenge of getting his own government and the American nuclear...

Math shows long-term consequences of condoning torture

January 2006

Few of us will ever be asked to torture. But, indirectly, all of us have to make a choice: to support, as citizens, those politicians who back torture, or those who seek its prohibition.

Events

Performance of "Reykjavik" and post-performance panel

May 10, 2012

In October 1986, a historic summit meeting was held at Reykjavik, Iceland, between the United States, under the leadership of President Ronald Reagan, and the Soviet Union, under the leadership of...

Performance of "Reykjavik" and post-performance Q&A

May 9, 2012

In October 1986, a historic summit meeting was held at Reykjavik, Iceland, between the United States, under the leadership of President Ronald Reagan, and the Soviet Union, under the leadership of...