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Teaching Module: U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

Author: Charles D. Ferguson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Science and Technology
May 19, 2010

This module features teaching notes by Charles D. Ferguson, director of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy, along with other resources to supplement the text. This report emphasizes that states have the right to pursue peaceful nuclear energy, contingent on adhering to the highest standards of safety, security, and safeguards, and the responsibility to pursue nuclear disarmament and a treaty on general and complete disarmament.

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