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Prospects for U.S.-Russian Cooperation in Nuclear Nonproliferation in a Time of Cold Peace

April 1, 2009

Security Index

William Potter


I first began to write about similarities and differences in Washington and Moscow's approach to nuclear nonproliferation over 25 years ago. At that time, very much at the height of the Cold War, I was struck by the degree of parallelism and cooperation on this issue that took place between the two ideological adversaries and military rivals. By examining the nature of this cooperation, I was hopeful that one might derive lessons that could be applicable in other areas of superpower relations.

Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons (preliminary report)

December 1, 2008

Hoover Institution

edited by George P. Shultz; Sidney D. Drell; and James Goodby


This preliminary report from the "Reykjavik Revisited" conference, held in October 2007, examines the practical steps required to address the nuclear threat and to move toward the goal established by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev at their historic 1986 meeting in Reykjavik: the elimination of nuclear weapons. The distinguished contributors include former officials of the past six administrations and senior scholars and scientific experts on nuclear issues.