Welcome to the Civil
Society Review of the Report of the Weapons of Mass Destruction
Commission (WMDC). In addition to a comprehensive analysis of the
report, this site will provide background information, context,
and further resources related to the report and the topics it covers.
The mandate of the WMDC is to investigate ways of reducing the
dangers posed by nuclear, biological, chemical and radiological
weapons. The WMDC released its report on June 1, 2006 at United
Nations headquarters in New York City.
Civil society organizations with expertise in non-proliferation
and disarmament released an in-depth analysis in May 2007. Entitled
Nuclear Disorder or Cooperative Security, it is available in both
print and online editions.
Additional resources on this site provide independent research
and analysis on the history of nuclear, biological and chemical
weapons and delivery systems, current developments, and possibilities
for controlling and eliminating weapons of mass destruction and
Nuclear Disorder or Cooperative Security?
U.S. Weapons of Terror, the Global Proliferation
Crisis, and Paths to Peace
$12 (plus $3 S&H) • 275 pages • soft cover
• May 2007
a project of the Lawyers' Committee
on Nuclear Policy, Western States Legal Foundation,
and Reaching Critical Will of the Women's International League
for Peace and Freedom,
in partnership with the Arms Control Association
we gratefully acknowledge
financial support for this project from
the Ploughshares Fund, the Ford Foundation, and the Simons