The WIlliam J. Perry PRoject Was created by the
former secretary of defense to work towards a world in which
nuclear weapons are never used again

William J. Perry’s memoir about coming of age in the nuclear era
and his role in trying to shape and contain its urgent threat.

“The gravest security threat of our time is the danger of a nuclear weapon being detonated in one of our cities.”
— My Journey at the Nuclear Brink

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The United States current has 6,970 nuclear weapons, making up almost half of the world's nuclear stockpile. Scientists estimate that a small regional nuclear war of only 100 nuclear weapons could cause a global nuclear winter that could last over 25 years.
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