1 March 2005

Dangerous Doctrine

Michael May

Michael May is professor emeritus in the School of Engineering at Stanford University and director emeritus of LLNL. This article is adapted from “New Nuclear Weapons Concepts: Strategic and...


Roger Speed

Roger Speed, a physicist formerly at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), is an affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.

A U.S. policy of preemption and a push for new nuclear weapon designs could be a recipe for disaster that makes proliferation more likely, not less.