Robert Nelson

Articles by Robert Nelson

1 March 2009
Feature
With an advanced, safe, and reliable nuclear arsenal as well as a supportive president, the U.S. Senate has no reason to continue allowing the comprehensive Test Ban Treaty to languish.
1 May 2001
Feature
If all the “excess” plutonium from dismantled weapons were measured in units of 8 kilograms—the amount the International Atomic Energy Agency considers sufficient to make a Nagasaki-type bomb—then there is enough excess weapons plutonium to build about 9,000 bombs, and enough plutonium separated fr