Nuclear Fallout and U.S. Weapons Policy from 1940 to 1964


Early Cold War intelligence information on Soviet nuclear
weapons testing and production was distorted to give the
impression that the United States was not leading in the nuclear arms race. Photography from high altitude U-2 aircraft helped correct this incorrect impression.

Read more… U.S. Weapons Policy

Events & Announcements

Undergraduate Guest Lecture – October 18

The Student Security Group is hosting  Gabriel Wacks, East Asian Languages and Cultures; History, University of Illinois. Talk Title – A Strange Game: Chinese Nuclear Weapon Development in the 21st Century. Thursday, 5:30 pm, 345 Armory Building.

A colloquium in honor of Jeremiah Sullivan

Is a new naval nuclear arms race with China inevitable? Clifford Singer, Professor Emeritus NPRE and Political Science and ACDIS Director