The authors of The Nuclear Tipping Point seek to identify factors that cause states to decide to not pursue nuclear weapons and which factors may cause them to reverse their decisions.
This report from the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission provides an in-depth overview of CBRN weapons, delivery systems, export controls, and other topics.
This book by Joseph Cirincione, Jon Wolfsthal, and Miriam Rajkumar remains one of the definitive resources for an overview of WMDs and their respective regimes.
A book by Joseph Cirincione, Bomb Scare traces the history of nuclear proliferation and offers an optimistic view of its future. It combines theory, history, and security analysis as it moves from the dawning of the nuclear age to the Iranian nuclear program of the 2000s.
A report by Chatham House on the current status and future of the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons Initiative. The report focuses on the broader discourse on nuclear weapons as an urgent humanitarian concern and highlights some of the internal and external debates regarding the way ahead for the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons Initiative.
Fact sheets and additional resources on the nuclear Humanitarian Initiative by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The page focuses on the impacts nuclear weapons could have specifically on human beings and the environment.
An annual report produced by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute on the current state of nuclear arms control and non-proliferation policies and initiatives.
A regularly updated fact sheet created by the Arms Control Association on the numbers of active nuclear weapons, broken down by country. The fact sheet also includes a report highlighting current nuclear security concerns and information on countries that had a nuclear weapons program but disbanded it.
The official United Nations page on the history and policy impacts of UN Security Resolution 1540. The page contains the original Resolution 1540 document as well as a report on implementation initiatives.
A regularly updated report on U.S. nuclear modernization programs by the Arms Control Association. The report contains detailed cost breakdowns and analysis on each program.