A worldwide craze of nuclear modernization is proving costly and, in the view of some experts, constitutes a new and dangerous global nuclear arms race. An important new issue of the Bulletin‘s subscription magazine addresses topics critical to the 116th Congress: the astonishing complexities of the US modernization program, its influence on policy in Russia and China, and what the US could do to ensure reliability of its arsenal but reduce the cost.
SPECIAL ISSUE: Nuclear modernization
Entirely free-access until March 1, 2019
Rebuilding an aging nuclear weapons complex: What should the United States do, and not do? An overview.
Robert Rosner and Lynn Eden
Russian views of US nuclear modernization
Smarter US modernization, without new nuclear weapons
Andrew Weber and Christine Parthemore
Cyberattacks on Russia—the nation with most nukes—pose a global threat
M.V. Ramana and Mariia Kurando
French nuclear forces, 2019
Hans M. Kristensen and Matt Korda