Charles D. Ferguson

Scientific Consultant, Fellow for Science and Technology, Center for Nonproliferation Studies


DOE's Domestic Nuclear Security Initiatives

In this 2004 article, Charles Ferguson and Hugh E. Naylor, IV evaluate post-9/11 DOE initiatives to secure U.S. nuclear facilities and offer recommendations for improvement.

The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism

A new book from the Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) warns that substandard security at nuclear facilities in Russia, Pakistan, and Central Asia increases the risk of terrorists seizing highly enriched uranium to make crude, but devastating, nuclear explosives. It urges the United States and its international partners to take immediate steps to prevent the most catastrophic forms of nuclear terrorism and to reduce the consequences of the most likely nuclear terror attacks.

Nuclear Posture Review

Charles Ferguson analyzes the recently completed 2002 United States Nuclear Posture Review, which will guide U.S. nuclear force planning over the next decade.

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