Nuclear Disarmament Dynamic Map
Information concerning countries' nuclear weapons is generally classified. Estimates in this map are based on the best available open source information.
This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright © 2011 by MIIS.
The Nuclear Disarmament Resource Collection contains information and analysis of nuclear weapons disarmament proposals and progress worldwide, including detailed coverage of disarmament progress in countries who either possess or host other countries' nuclear weapons on their territories.
the Nuclear Threat
Reducing the risk of nuclear use by terrorists and nation-states requires a broad set of complementary strategies targeted at reducing state reliance on nuclear weapons, stemming the demand for nuclear weapons and denying organizations or states access to the essential nuclear materials, technologies and know-how.
Global Security Newswire
Oct. 26, 2012
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was advised on Thursday to implement a dual-track approach aimed at opening negotiations on a fissile material cutoff treaty, according to a U.N. General Assembly press release. Such a tack would have nations simultaneously working to achieve international consensus on the importance of the accord, while also studying scientific options that could provide technical support to any future pact.
Jan. 25, 2012
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday lashed long-lasting stalemate at the international Conference on Disarmament, but vowed that he would not allow the forum to "decline into irrelevancy" amid talk of moving arms control negotiations to another venue.