Non-Governmental Groups Opposed to Star Wars

Abolition 2000
A global network launched in 1995 to abolish nuclear weapons worldwide.

Arms Control Today
Oct/Nov 2000 issue has a whole host of articles on
the issue.

The Brooking Institute
Arms control and missile defense news.

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
A bi-monthly journal of news and opinion on issues involving nuclear weapons, missile defense,
nuclear power, and the environment. The Bulletin's Nuclear Notebook offers the most authoritative
look at countries' nuclear weapons programs.

Center for Defense and International Security Studies
A UK-based multi-disiplinary research center with excellent technical information on national missile

The Coalition to Reduce Nuclear Dangers
17 US arms control groups working together to further progress on arms control. Great up-to-date
information on the issues' state of play in Washington. The Coalition has produced "Pushing the
Limits" - the definitive briefing book on National Missile Defense.

The Council for a Livable World
Founded by a former nuclear weapons scientist, the Council advocates for reduced military budgets,
deeper cuts in nuclear arsenals, and opposes to Star Wars.

The Federation of American Scientists
A comprehensive look at the technical information surrounding Star Wars and other missile defense

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
An international grassroots network mobilizing public opinion against Star Wars and the use of
plutonium as a fuel for space probes.

Addressing the toxic legacy of the nuclear age, GRACE works with Abolition 2000 to eliminate
nuclear weapons and support UN disarmament initiatives, collective action for sustainable energy,
and solutions to the health and environmental consequences of nuclear waste.

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
A non-partisan global federation of medical organizations dedicated to research, education, and
advocacy relevant to preventing nuclear war. Winner of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.

Peace Action
Three sister organizations that work through national and grassroots citizens' action to promote global
nuclear disarmament, cut military spending, and end the international arms trade.

The Union of Concerned Scientists
This organization, based in Cambridge, Massachusettes, was key in publicizing the proposed missile
defense systems vulernabilities to simple counter-measures.