What are the social, economic, environmental, political, and/or military/strategic effects of (and to a lesser extent, preparedness for) a error/accidental nuclear weapons explosion in South Asia?
Chakma, Bhumitra, “The Perils of Nuclear Revolution” in South Asia’s Nuclear Security. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2014, Chapter 3.
Cirincione, Joseph, Nuclear Nightmare: Securing the World Before It’s Too Late. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2013.
Dittmer, Lowell. South Asia’s Nuclear Security Dilemma: India, Pakistan, and China. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2005.
Khan, Feroz. Eating Grass: The Making of the Pakistani Bomb. Redwood City, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014
Schlosser, Eric, Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety, London, UK: Penguin, 2013.
“Agreement on Reducing Risk from Accidents Relating to Nuclear Weapons,” The Stimson Center. February 21, 2007.
“Pakistan, India Renew Nuke Threat Accord,” Nuclear Threat Initiative. February 21, 2017.
Babst, Dean. “Accidental nuclear weapon explosion (July 1944 at a naval base near Concord, California).” Peace Magazine. 1990, 6, (3): 7
Juel, Knud. “The Thule episode epidemiological follow-up after the crash of a B-52 bomber in Greenland: registry linkage, mortality, hospital admissions.” J Epidemiol Community Health, 2008: 46 (4): 336-339.
Khan, Feroz Hassan and Emily Burke. “Tackling Nuclear Terrorism in South Asia.” Prism : A Journal of the Center for Complex Operations, 2014, 5 (1): 80-99.
Lieber, Keir A. & Press, Daryl G. “Why States Won’t Give Nuclear Weapons to Terrorists.” International Security 38, no. 1 (2013): 80-104.
Ramzaev, Vallery, et al. “External exposure of a representative individual at selected sites of the peaceful underground nuclear explosions in Russia,” Institute of Radiation Hygiene, 2010
Spencer, M., Lundin, A., & Nelson, H. “The Unauthorized Movement of Nuclear Weapons and Mistaken Shipment of Classified Missile Components: An Assessment. Future Warfare Series,” The Counterproliferation Papers, April, 2007. (56)
Stiles, David. “A Fusion Bomb over Andalucia: U.S. Information Policy and the 1966 Palomares Incident.” Journal of Cold War Studies, 2006. 8, (1) 49-67.
Articles (Op-ed, News, Other)
Gallager, Sean. “Air Force 2014 “bent spear” nuke mishap overlooked in nuclear force review,” ars Technica. January 1, 2016.
Pilkington, Ed. “The True Story of How the US Almost Detonated a Bomb Over North Carolina,” The Guardian, September 21, 2013.
“Accidental Nuclear War: A Timeline of Close Calls,” Future of Life Institute.