Defusing the Bomb Culture: The growing effort to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons

Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace

Author(s): George P. Shultz; William J. Perry; Henry A. Kissinger; Sam Nunn

Research Area: International relations; Military and defense

Keywords: International Relations; Strategic Arms; Nuclear Weapons

Type: Brief


As of 2008, the accelerating spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear know-how, and nuclear material has brought us to a tipping point. It is now possible that the deadliest weapons ever invented could fall into dangerous hands. The steps we are taking to address these threats are not adequate.