James M. Acton

Articles by James M. Acton

1 November 2009
The specter of nuclear proliferation must be understood as both a political issue and a technological one. For the intent of would-be proliferators needs to be addressed together with the science.
15 July 2009

Rebutting the standard arguments against disarmament

George PerkovichJames M. Acton

In any debate, there is a tendency to set up and knock down straw men. The emerging debate about whether the United States should work toward abolishing nuclear weapons is no different.

1 September 2008
Thinking of starting a nuclear power program? Good luck. A review of the capabilities and infrastructure of three Mideast efforts reveals what governments are up against.