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Nuclear Follies

This unpublished letter to Forbes responded to James Cook’s famous cover-story article of the same name about what the magazine called “the largest managerial disaster…

Reducing Vulnerability: The Energy Jugular

This chapter of the book, Nuclear Arms: Ethics, Strategy, Politics, details America’s energy security vulnerability. America’s energy system contains multiple causes of energy insecurity: complexity…

Real Security

This article is a summary of Amory and Hunter Lovins’ book, Brittle Power. The book argues that energy policy creates enormous security risks, primarily through…

The Fragility of Domestic Energy

In this classic article from 1983, Amory Lovins questions the reliability of America’s domestic energy supply. Domestic energy sources seem to be the answer to…

Brittle Power

Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security, prepared for the Pentagon in 1981, was the first and remains the definitive unclassified treatise on the vulnerability…