Reference Desk

The PONI Reference Desk is dedicated to keeping an informative and up to date catalogue of relevant nuclear information.

Nuclear News Sites

Global Security Newswire

LANL News Bulletin


World Nuclear News

Your Nuclear News

Links to Nuclear Information Compilations

Alsos Digital Nuclear Library

Atomic Archive

Center for Arms Control, Energy, and Environmental Studies (Russia)

Country Profiles (NTI)

CRS reports on arms control and nuclear weapons (FAS)

Fact Sheets/Briefs (ACA)

Government Accountability Office Issue Summary: Nuclear Nonproliferation

Homeland Security Digital Library

Inventory of International Nonproliferation Organizations & Regimes (CNS)

ISIS Nuclear Iran

List of nuclear-related treaties (ACA)

List of US Labs (DOE)

Los Alamos Nuclear Library

Missile Threat

Nuclear Pathways (NSDL)

The Nuclear Vault (GWU)

Nuclear Watch

ORNL Research Libraries Nuclear Bibliography

Power Reactor Information System (IAEA)

Government Agencies/Labs

Air Force Technical Application Center (AFTAC)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

Los Alamos National Lab (LANL)

Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL)

Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

National Counterproliferation Center (NCC)

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Sandia National Laboratories

State Department Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation


Nongovernmental Nuclear Organizations

AAAS Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy

American Nuclear Society

Arms Control Association (ACA)

British-American Security Information Council

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)- WMD Program

The Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation

Center for Defense Information (CDI)

CSIS- International Security Program

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace- Nonproliferation Program

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Global Security Institute

Global Zero

Heritage Foundation- Ballistic Missile Defense

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA)

Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM)

International Institute for Security Studies (IISS)- Nonpro and Disarm

International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control & International Security

NBC Industry Group

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Nuclear Files

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

The Nuclear Information Project (FAS)

Ploughshares Fund  

RAND- National Security

Reaching Critical Will (RCW)

Stimson Center- Nuclear Weapons Program

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

The Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control

International Organizations

Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL)

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)

The Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT)

Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction

The International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)

Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)

United Nations Conference on Disarmament (CD)

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS)

World Nuclear Association

Nuclear Weapons Blogs

Arms Control Now

Arms Control Wonk

Federation of American Scientists Strategic Security Blog 


Nukes of Hazard

Ploughshares Blog 

Nuclear Policy Documents

2010 Nuclear Posture Review and NPR Report

Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments 2013

FY 2014 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan

The Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START) and Treaty Text

Global Fissile Material Report 2011

Recent Congressional Testimony on Nuclear Issues (113th Congress)

Statement of General C.R. Kehler, Commander, United States Strategic Command, Before the House Committee on Armed Services, March 5th 2013

"Preventing a Nuclear Iran” Hearing Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, May 15th, 2013

“The US Nuclear Deterrent: What are the Requirements for a Strong Deterrent in an Era of Defense Sequester?” Hearing before the Subcommitte on Strategic Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, March 19th, 2013

“US Policy Toward North Korea” Hearing Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, March 7th, 2013