Former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry recounts his nuclear nightmares, catastrophe scenarios based on his decades of experience working with nuclear issues and testimony of scientists, experts, politicians, and current events.


Washington D.C. Nuclear Nightmare

“It is all too feasible that a terror group could make their own nuclear bomb.”
— William J. Perry, former Secretary of Defense

William Perry, former defense secretary under Bill Clinton, describes his “nuclear nightmare,” where a terrorist group
is able to enrich a small amount of uranium sufficient to create a nuclear weapon and transport it to Washington D.C.

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South Asia Nuclear Nightmare

“The risk of nuclear catastrophe is greater today than during the Cold War.”
— William J. Perry, former Secretary of Defense

William Perry depicts how tension between nuclear armed states can lead to catastrophic miscalculations, and how even a small exchange of nuclear missiles can lead to devastating worldwide results.

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Short-range nuclear weapons to counter India’s ‘cold start doctrine’: Pakistan PM
September 21, 2017
Hindustan Times

Kashmir, climate change, and nuclear war
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Nuclear winter - still possible but preventable
Nuclear winter expert Alan Robock speaks at TEDx

The medical, environmental, and humanitarian consequences of nuclear war
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

Self-assured destruction: The climate impacts of nuclear war
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Nuclear Famine: A Billion People at Risk
Global Impacts of Limited Nuclear War on Agriculture, Food Supplies, and Human Nutrition
Ira Helfand, MD, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Local nuclear war, global suffering  
Scientific American