Hugh Gusterson

Hugh Gusterson

Articles by Hugh Gusterson

23 July 2007

Nuclear terrorism: The new day after

Hugh Gusterson

It's irrational to think that human beings would behave rationally in the hours and days after a nuclear terrorist attack.

1 July 2007
The RRW Program will not close the growing generation gap among weapons designers.
4 June 2007

Nuclear terrorism: Correcting the future

Hugh Gusterson

If we lose Washington, we better get our story straight. Otherwise, history will rewrite itself.

7 May 2007

The New York Times's slanted North Korea coverage

Hugh Gusterson

You would never guess by reading the country's so-called paper of record, but Pyongyang actually has national security interests of its own.

9 April 2007

The militarization of neuroscience

Hugh Gusterson

The U.S. military's interest in physics helped produce the Bomb. Now the Pentagon is mining neuroscience for a host of futuristic weapons.

25 March 2007

Understanding the reliable replacement warhead

Hugh Gusterson

The U.S. weapons laboratories want to build a new, supposedly safer, nuclear warhead. But will it make the country safer?

20 February 2007

A parent's quandary

Hugh Gusterson

When it comes to war and social issues, what do we tell the children?

8 January 2007

Finding Article VI

Hugh Gusterson

How the anti-nuclear movement remembered the nuclear powers’ obligation to complete disarmament.