Next Arms Race Lecture

Lecture Notes:


Henry Sokolski, “Thinking about the Next Arms Race,” updated 2020.

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Nuclear Weapons from 1962 to Today

Part 3: Stockpiling Plutonium

Part 4: Reprocessing and Enriching

Part 5: A Possible Nuclear Future

Part 6: Missile Trends

Part 7: What We Think

Part 8: What Might Help


  • “Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future,” Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, updated November 2022.  Available as a PDF.