Joseph Cirincione is Senior Fellow and Director for Nuclear Policy at the Center for American Progress. His book Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons was published last spring. (March 2008)


The Greatest Threat to Us All

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

by Richard Rhodes

The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger

by Jonathan Schell
Charles Gibson of ABC News began the New Hampshire debate among the Democratic presidential candidates with a question on nuclear terrorism. Though not discussed in any detail in the campaign, he said, it remains “the greatest threat to the United States today.” He was right and, as some of the …