Resources are organized in chronological order

Link |  Panofsky (1973) ‘The Mutual Hostage Relationship Between America and Russia,’ Foreign Affairs, Vol.52, No.1 (Oct 1973), 109-118

Link |  Jervis (1979) ‘Why Nuclear Superiority Doesn’t Matter,’ Political Science Quarterly, Vol.94, No.4 (Winter 1979-80), 617-633

Link |  Keeny & Panofsky (1981) ‘Nuclear Weapons in the 1980s: MAD vs NUTS: the mutual hostage relationship of the superpowers,’ Foreign Affairs, Vol.60, No.2 (Winter 1981) , 287-304

Link |  Jervis (1984) ‘The Madness beyond MAD: current American nuclear strategy,’ PS, Vol.17, No.1 (Winter 1984), 33-40

Link |  Art (1985) ‘Between Assured Destruction and Nuclear Victory: the case for the “MAD-plus” posture,’  Ethics, Vol.95, No.3 (Apr 1985), 497-516

Link |  Sterba (1986) ‘Between MAD and Counterforce: in search of a morally and strategically sound nuclear defense policy,’ Social Theory and Practice, Vol.12, No.2  (Summer 1986), 173-199

Link |  Jervis (2002) ‘Mutual Assured Destruction,’ Foreign Policy, No.133 (Nov-Dec 2002), 40-42

Link |  McDonough (2005) ‘Nuclear Superiority or Mutually Assured Deterrence: the development of the US nuclear deterrent,’ International Journal, Vol.60, No.3 (Summer 2005), 811-823

Link |  Lieber & Press (2006) ‘The End of MAD? The nuclear dilemma of US primacy,’ International Security, Vol.30, No.4 (Spring 2006), 7-44

Link |  Krepon (2011) ‘Assured Destruction,’ online at