- 1100 Declassified US Nuclear Targets
How many nukes do you think are needed for deterrence?
- A World Free From Nuclear Weapons
Campaign priorities for a world free from nuclear weapons.
- Accidental Nuclear War: A Timeline of Close Calls
The most devastating military threat arguably comes from a nuclear war started not intentionally but by accident or miscalculation.
- Challenge: Nuclear Weapons
The threat of nuclear confrontation is growing. But even unused, nuclear weapons have a destructive impact. What will it take for world leaders to abandon nuclear arms? And how can you help?
- Country Profiles
Country profiles include an overview of each country’s nuclear, chemical, biological, and missile programs, in-depth information on participation in relevant nonproliferation treaties and regimes, compilations of countries’ official documents relating to nonproliferation, and links to related content.
- Documentary: Nuclear Tipping Point
The documentary Nuclear Tipping Point tackles nuclear dangers, featuring Shultz, Perry, Kissinger, and Nunn.
- Doomsday Clock
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a design that warns the public about how close we are to destroying our world with dangerous technologies of our own making. It is a metaphor, a reminder of the perils we must address if we are to survive on the planet.
- Experience the power of a nuclear blast in your area
An interactive app to see how many people would be affected by a nuclear explosion in your neighborhood.
- Five US Policy Solutions
Five nuclear policy solutions which would make both the US and the world safer.
- Glossary of Nuclear Terms
This glossary is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
- How Do Nuclear Weapons Work?
Modern nuclear weapons work by combining chemical explosives, nuclear fission, and nuclear fusion.
- Info about nuclear weapons by the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
While the global stockpile of nuclear weapons has been significantly reduced since the Cold War, there are still an estimated 14,000 nuclear weapons in nine different countries — 93% of which belong to the United States and Russia.
- Issue brief and recommendations: Nuclear weapons
Download the brief here.
- Issues by the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Nuclear issues, news, and analysis by the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
- NTI Education Center
NTI’s Education Center offers extensive educational content related to nuclear policy, biological weapons, radiological security, and cyber threats for undergraduate and graduate courses in international relations, security studies, diplomacy, nuclear sciences, and more.
- NTI Tutorials
Tutorials cover the basics on nuclear weapons and materials and go deeper into specific aspects of global nuclear security, from missiles and delivery systems to radiological security and more.
- Nuclear Accident
Have there ever been accidents involving nuclear weapons? Yes.
- Nuclear Deterrence
What is nuclear deterrence and does it work?
- Nuclear Famine: climate effects of regional nuclear war
A nuclear war using as few as 100 weapons anywhere in the world would disrupt the global climate and agricultural production so severely that the lives of more than two billion people would be in jeopardy from mass starvation.
- Nuclear Glossary
A glossary of common nuclear terms and acronyms.
- Nuclear Modernization
What is the plan to modernize nuclear weapons?
- Nuclear Policy Takes a Deep Dive Into Blockchain
Technology Could Ease Information Sharing Among Distrustful Parties
- Nuclear Terrorism
HOW COULD NUCLEAR TERRORISM OCCUR? Terrorists don’t need to build an ICBM to unleash a nuclear attack on a large population center. The most plausible attack scenarios involve crude nuclear weapons constructed using low-grade fissile material (uranium or plutonium). Such…
- Nuclear Weapons Facts
A summary of all of the most relevant facts about nuclear weapons.
- Nuclear Weapons History
The road to a world free of nuclear weapons.
- Nuclear Weapons Solutions
Progress on US nuclear weapons policy may be slow and incremental—but it’s possible.
- Podcast: AI and Nuclear Weapons – Trust, Accidents, and New Risks with Paul Scharre and Mike Horowitz
The role of automation in the nuclear sphere, and how the proliferation of AI technologies could change nuclear posturing and the effectiveness of deterrence.
- Podcast: Nuclear Winter with Alan Robock and Brian Toon
Meteorologist Alan Robock from Rutgers University and physicist Brian Toon from the University of Colorado discuss what is potentially the most devastating consequence of nuclear war: nuclear winter.
- Space-based Missile Defense
Space-based missile defense is an ineffectual defense at best, and a very dangerous provocation at worst.
- Status of World Nuclear Forces
Instead of planning for nuclear disarmament, the nuclear-armed states appear to plan to retain large arsenals for the indefinite future, are adding new nuclear weapons, and are increasing the role that such weapons play in their national strategies.
- The Catastrophic Harm of Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear weapons are the most destructive, inhumane and indiscriminate weapons ever created.
- The FAS Nuclear Weapons Page
The Nuclear Information Project provides the public with reliable information about the status and trends of the nuclear weapons arsenals of the world’s nuclear-armed countries.
- The Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons
Humanity might well not survive a nuclear war using even a fraction of the arsenals in existence today.
- The Nuclear Threat
Despite progress, the nuclear threat is more complex and unpredictable than ever.
- The Nuclear Triad
What is the nuclear triad?
- The Risk of Nuclear Weapons
The superpowers plan to invest over a trillion dollars upgrading their nuclear arsenals, which many experts believe increases the risk of nuclear proliferation, nuclear terrorism, and accidental nuclear war.
- The US Nuclear Arsenal
Here’s every nuclear weapon in the US arsenal.
- The World’s Nuclear Weapons
Learn more about all of the countries that support nuclear weapons.
- Video: A price too high: Rethinking nuclear weapons in light of their human cost
The e-briefing you are about to enter shows the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons.
- Video: Bill Perry’s Nuclear Nightmare
Former US Defense Secretary Bill Perry’s Nuclear Nightmare
- Video: Can we prevent nuclear war?
Ira asks you to take action to end nuclear in all forms forever.
- Video: How Likely is Nuclear War
- Video: How to Dismantle a Nuclear Bomb
A video showing how easy to rid the world of nuclear bombs, one warhead at a time.
- Video: I’ve studied nuclear war for 35 years – you should be worried
Brian Toon on nuclear winter.
- Video: Space-based Missile Defense: Not a Good Idea
- Video: The Craziest Nuclear Weapons Policy That You’ve Never Heard Of
- Video: What are the chances of a nuclear bomb being dropped again?
Will a nuclear bomb be used again?
- Video: What would you choose in a nuclear attack? To live or die?
- Video: Why You Should Care About Nukes
Henry Reich with MinutePhysics and FLI’s Max Tegmark got together to produce an awesome and entertaining video about just how scary nuclear weapons are.
- Videos: Nuclear Miscalculation
What is nuclear miscalculation and what makes it more likely to happen?
- Why a Ban?
Nuclear weapons are the most inhumane and indiscriminate weapons ever created. That is why it is time to end them, before they end us.