Nuclear forces, arms control, and disarmament

Selected Publications and Presentations:

 

 

Matthew Bunn, “In Gorky Park, With Nuclear Worries,” The Hill, August 13, 2018.

Matthew Bunn, "For Security's Sake: Saving U.S.-Russian Nuclear Arms Control," presentation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, October 11, 2018.

Matthew Bunn and Gary Samore, “Cancel the Plutonium Fuel Factory,” The Hill, July 18, 2016.

Matthew Bunn, "Plutonium Disposition: What are We Trying to Accomplish?" presentation, Disposal of Surplus Plutonium in WIPP: Data Gathering Session for National Academies Study, Washington, DC, November 29, 2017.

Matthew Bunn, Valentin Kuznetsov, Yuri Morozov, Gary Samore, Simon Saradzhyan, William H. Tobey, Viktor I. Yesin, and Pavel S. Zolotarev. Transcending Mutual Deterrence in the U.S.-Russian Relationship (Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, and Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, September 2013). 25 pp.

Matthew Bunn, “Transparent and Irreversible Dismantlement of Nuclear Weapons,” George P. Shultz, Steven P. Andreasen, Sidney D. Drell, and James E. Goodby, eds., Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons (Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 2008), pp. 205-227.

Matthew Bunn, “Expanded and Accelerated HEU Downblending: Designing Options to Serve the Interests of All Parties,” in Proceedings of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management 49th Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tenn., July 14-17, 2008 (Deerfield, IL: INMM, 2008).

Matthew Bunn and Anatoli Diakov, “Disposition of Excess Highly Enriched Uranium,” in Global Fissile Materials Report 2007 (Princeton, NJ: International Panel on Fissile Materials, October 2007), pp. 24-32.

Matthew Bunn and Anatoli Diakov, “Disposition of Excess Plutonium,” in Global Fissile Materials Report 2007 (Princeton, NJ: International Panel on Fissile Materials, October 2007), pp. 33-42.

Matthew Bunn, Anthony Wier, and John P. Holdren, Controlling Nuclear Warheads and Materials: A Report Card and Action Plan (Washington, D.C.: Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University, March 2003). Pages 147-150.

Matthew Bunn, The Next Wave: Urgently Needed New Steps to Control Warheads and Fissile Material (Washington DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University, April 2000).  Pages 45-47, 95-97.

Matthew Bunn, “Act Now, Mr. President,” (proposal for unilateral initiatives to control warheads not covered by the START treaties), Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 1998.

Matthew Bunn, “‘Pit-Stuffing’: How to Rapidly Disable Thousands of Warheads and Easily Verify Their Dismantlement,” F.A.S. Public Interest Report, March/April 1998.

Holdren, John P., and Evgeniy P. Velikhov, Co-chairmen, U.S.-Russian Independent Scientific Commission on Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium. “US-Russia Independent Scientific Commission on Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium: Final Report.” Office of Science and Technology Policy, June 1, 1997.

Nonproliferation and Arms Control Assessment of Weapons-Usable Fissile Material Storage and Excess Plutonium Disposition Alternatives, DOE/NN-0007 (Washington DC: U.S. Department of Energy, January 1997). 232 pp. (Matthew Bunn, principal author.)

Panel on Reactor-Related Options for the Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium, Committee on International Security and Arms Control, National Academy of Sciences, Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium: Reactor-Related Options (Washington DC: National Academy Press, 1995). 418 pp. (Matthew Bunn, Study Director.)

Committee on International Security and Arms Control, National Academy of Sciences, Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium (Washington DC: National Academy Press, 1994). 275 pp. (Matthew Bunn, Study Director.)

Matthew Bunn, “Arms Control’s Enduring Worth,” Foreign Policy, Summer 1990.

Matthew Bunn, Foundation for the Future: The ABM Treaty and National Security. (Washington, DC: Arms Control Association, June 1990). 222 pp.

Matthew Bunn, Strategic Stability: Theory and Measurement for Arms Control. Joint S.B. and S.M. thesis in Political Science. (Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1985). 160 pp.

Matthew Bunn, Technology of Ballistic Missile Reentry Vehicles (Cambridge, MA: Program in Science and Technology for International Security, Report # 11, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March 1984). 82 pp. (Also published in Kosta Tsipis and Penny Janeway, eds., Review of U.S. Military Research and Development: 1984 (Washington DC: Pergamon-Brassey’s, 1984).)

Matthew Bunn and Kosta Tsipis, Ballistic Missile Guidance and Technical Uncertainties of Countersilo Attacks (Cambridge, MA: Program in Science and Technology for International Security, Report #9, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 1983). 164 pp.

Matthew Bunn and Kosta Tsipis, “The Uncertainties of a Preemptive Nuclear Attack,” Scientific American, November 1983.

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