The Nunn-Lugar Vision: 20 Years of Reducing Global Dangers
Marking the 20th anniverary of the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program, an updated brochure recounts the history of the program's inception, including efforts to pass the legislation in Congress and program milestones throughout two decades.
The brochure also highlights Nunn-Lugar's evolving global role and features quotes from President Barack Obama, President George W. Bush and Senator John McCain, among others. It includes the Nunn-Lugar Scorecard, listing weapons and materials of mass destruction destroyed through cooperation with nations worldwide.
An updated brochure tells the history of the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.
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
May 22, 2013
WASHINGTON – A Senate Democrat on Wednesday submitted a bill aimed at applying lessons learned in threat-reduction operations in the former Soviet Union to strengthening WMD nonproliferation activities in the Middle East and North Africa.
Nov. 16, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, the threat of a terrorist or criminal organization acquiring and smuggling nuclear or radioactive materials out of Russia or its former states persists, nonproliferation experts familiar with the issue say (see GSN, Sept. 29).