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Nuclear Bunker Busters

Event Ideas

The following is a list of resources that may be used for chapter meetings and events. Ideas range from book clubs to movie nights and from roundtable discussions to large events.


  • Nuclear Rescue 911: Broken Arrows & Incidents

  • Secrets of War: Bio and Nuclear Warfare

  • The Sum of All Fears

Suggested Speakers

  • Dr. Bruce G. Blair
    Center for Defense Information

  • Michael A. Levi
    Brookings Institute Fellow

  • Dr. Stephen Younger
    Defense Threat Reduction Agency


Books and Publications

  • Contemporary Nuclear Debates: Missile Defenses, Arms Control, and Arms Races in the Twenty First Century
    by Alexander T. J. Lennon

  • Deadly Arsenals: Tracking Weapons of Mass Destruction
    by Joseph Cirincione, Jon B. Wolfsthal, Miriam Rajhumar, Jessica T. Matthews

  • The New Nuclear Danger: George W. Bush's Military-Industrial Complex
    by Helen Caldicott

  • The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Debate
    by Scott D. Sagan & Kenneth N. Waltz


  • "Underground Nuclear Weapons Testing" (Global

  • "Nuclear ‘bunker busters' sought" by Dan Stober (Mercury News, April 23, 2003)

  • "Learn to Love the Bombs" by Jack Spencer (The Heritage Foundation, August 25, 2003)

  • "Congressional Debate on Nuclear Weapons Policy: From the Nuclear Brink to the Slippery Slope" by Charles D. Ferguson (Center for Non-Proliferation Studies 2003)

  • "We Keep Building Nukes for All the Wrong Reasons" by Dr. Bruce G. Blair (Center for Defense Information May 25th, 2003)

  • "Fire in the Hole: Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Options for Counter-proliferation" by Michael A. Levi (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

  • "Mini-Nuclear Weapons and the U.S. Nuclear Posture Review," by Charles D. Ferguson (Center for Nonproliferation Studies April 8, 2002)

  • "USA looks at nuclear role in bunker busting" by Geoffrey Forden (Jane's Intelligence Review, March 2002)