DATES & REFERENCES 2005:
Jimmy Carter published an op-ed piece in the Washington Post of 28 March 2005, widely disseminated. He wrote that The United States is the major culprit in the erosion of the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Designing Denuclearization: The Quest for Secure Non-Nuclear Futures. Bruce D. Larkin.
GC.DD has released [3 November 2004] the preliminary version of Designing Denuclearization: The Quest for Secure Non-Nuclear Futures. The author, Bruce D. Larkin, is GC.DD Convenor and Director of Studies.
A book-length work (xxxvi + 423 pp.), Designing Denuclearization posits denuclearization design as a policy practice to create reasoned alternatives to the nuclearist status quo. The author explores and assesses the difficulties in reaching and sustaining a global zero nuclear weapons regime.
This draft issues from an ongoing project, and is open to further refinement. Comment and critique is invited. Please address suggestions to email@example.com. Releases:  3 November 2004.  3 March 2005: corrects known typos throughout, and makes some changes of text, especially in §§ I.3, I.6, III.17 and V.3. This version may be freely downloaded for non-commercial personal or classroom use. It is available complete in two formats.
Designing Denuclearization as an rtf file.
Designing Denuclearization as a pdf file.
GC.DD 100: A COURSE SYLLABUS
GC.DD 100 SECURITY, DISARMAMENT AND NONPROLIFERATION introduces issues in the management and abolition of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. It is divided into twenty topical sections. Wherever possible a hot-linked URL is provided, so that the user can bring up texts directly on the Net.
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|The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has issued a report assessing claims and evidence concerning weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. It incorporates a number of key documents, and excerpts from documents.
|Joseph Cirincione, Jessica T. Mathews and George Perkovich, WMD in Iraq: Evidence and Implications January 2004.[pdf]
|American Physical Society. Study Group on Boost-Phase Intercept Systems for National Missile Defense. Report. 15 July 2003:
|Decoy discrimination in US missile defense tests
is the subject of two US General Accounting Office reports issued on 28 February 2002:
Missile Defense: Review of
Allegations About an Early National Missile Defense Flight Test, GAO-02-125; and Missile Defense: Review of Results and
Limitations of an Early National Missile Defense Flight Test, GAO-02-124.
These reports concern issues raised by Dr. Nira Schwartz and Professor Theodore Postol. The second
item includes the text of a 12 June 2001 GAO report on DoD challenges to Professor Postols
handling of material alleged to be classified.
|On 8 November 2001 the National Security Archive
posted Electronic Briefing Book No. 60:
Secret History of the ABM Treaty, 1969-1972,
edited by William Burr, containing the texts of a number of revelatory documents of the period.
|BASIC posted [November 2001] the Research Report
Secrecy and Dependence: The UK Trident System in the 21st
|NRDC has posted, and issued in hard copy in July
The U.S. Nuclear
War Plan: A Time for Change,
addressing the SIOP. It incorporates results of an ingenious NRDC simulation of the effects of
|CNS issued this report by Tariq Rauf on
2005: An Action Plan for the 13-Steps Towards Nuclear Disarmament Agreed at NPT
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|PRIOR GC.DD PAPERS:
2001.09.15: Bruce D. Larkin, Contrary Maxims: Can We Live With Anarcho-
2001.09.26: Bruce D. Larkin,
Nuclear Weapons and GW Bushs War on Terrorism.
2002.10.21, 2002.12.08: Bruce D. Larkin, Iraq: Go to War? and the Nuclear Question.
2003.11.11: Bruce D. Larkin,
The Iraq War of 2003 and the Politics of Denuclearization.
2001.01.11: Report of
the Commission to Assess United States National Security, Space Management, and Organization
[Rumsfeld Commission 2001][pdf]
2001.05.02: George W. Bush Speech at NDU
on Missile Defense
2001.06.08: French President Jacques
Chiracs remarks on French defense and nuclear policy, delivered to the IHEDN. Or you may
read a version with highlighting by GC.DD to signal key
remarks relevant to denuclearization [in pdf format].
2001.07.12: Paul Wolfowitz
Testimony on NMD. And in pdf format.
2001.07.12: Lieutenant General Ronald
T. Kadish, USAF, Director, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, Testimony on NMD [in pdf
2001.07.16: Sino-Russian Treaty, 16
July 2001 in a side-by-side Chinese and English version (which requires a browser which can
display Chinese simplified characters). Or consult the English version.
2001.10.11: GW Bush Press
Conference, 11 October 2001. Or consult a version with
GC.DD markup highlighting comments on nuclear issues.
2002.01.09: Special Briefing on the Nuclear Posture Review.
[Presenter: J. D. Crouch, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.]
2002.04.29:United Kingdom. The Secretary of State for Foreign and
Commonwealth Affairs.Strengthening the
Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention: Countering the Threat from Biological Weapons,.
Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive
Reductions. [Treaty of Moscow]
2003.12.03: The document Chinas Non-Proliferation Policy and Measures was issued by the Peoples Republic of China on 3 December 2003. Three versions [PDF documents] are available on this site, in the directory www.gcdd.net/TX=2003/, and an html version is included in the entry page at GC.DD=2003.12.26.html.
 Chinese and English, paragraph by paragraph: TX.030=2003.12.03.China.C+E.pdf
1996.09.19: White House. National Science and Technology Council. Fact Sheet: National Space
Policy. This document stipulates that Consistent with treaty obligations, the United
States will develop, operate and maintain
to ensure freedom of action in space and, if directed, deny such freedom of
action to adversaries.
1983.03.23: Ronald Reagan 23 March
1983 Star Wars speech
1945: Documents on the Decision to Use
Atomic Bombs on the Cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. [Gene Dannens site.]