Books, reports and resource collections are listed below.
Nov. 1, 2008 | Matthew Bunn
Securing the Bomb 2008, commissioned by the Nuclear Threat Initiative, finds that the world still faces a "very real" risk that terrorists could get a nuclear bomb. The Obama Administration must make reducing that risk a top priority of U.S. security policy and diplomacy, according to the report, which is accompanied by a paper offering a specific agenda for the presidential transition and the opening weeks of the new administration.
Oct. 26, 2007 | International Panel on Fissile Materials
Second report of the International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM). The Global Fissile Material Report is a yearly overview on stocks and production of fissile materials and on policies that could accelerate their elimination.
Sept. 26, 2007 | Matthew Bunn
Securing the Bomb 2007, commissioned by the Nuclear Threat Initiative, finds a dangerous gap in efforts to thwart nuclear terrorism and calls for urgent global campaign to reduce the risk. The report provides a comprehensive assessment of efforts to secure and remove vulnerable nuclear stockpiles around the world and a detailed action plan for keeping nuclear weapons and their essential ingredients out of terrorist hands.
Funding for U.S. Efforts to Improve Controls Over Nuclear Weapons, Materials, and Expertise Overseas Recent Developments and Trends 2007Feb. 1, 2007 | Matthew Bunn, Anthony Wier
Funding for U.S. Efforts to Improve Controls Over Nuclear Weapons, Materials, and Expertise Overseas Recent Developments and Trends
Sept. 1, 2006 | International Panel on Fissile Materials
First report of the International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM). The Global Fissile Material Report is a yearly overview on stocks and production of fissile materials and on policies that could accelerate their elimination.
July 1, 2006 | Matthew Bunn, Anthony Wier
An NTI commissioned report, from May 2006, finds that even though the gap between the threat of nuclear terrorism and the response has narrowed in recent years, there remains an unacceptable danger that terrorists might succeed in their quest to get and use a nuclear bomb, turning a modern city into a smoking ruin. Offering concrete steps to confront that danger, the report calls for world leaders to launch a fast-paced global coalition against nuclear terrorism focused on locking down all stockpiles of nuclear weapons and weapons-usable nuclear materials worldwide as rapidly as possible.
Aug. 1, 2005 | National Research Council, Russian Academy of Sciences
A report by the National Academy of Sciences offers the consensus findings and recommendations of a joint committee established by the U.S. National Academies and the Russian Academy of Sciences to identify methods of improving the ongoing cooperation between the two nations in this area.
July 1, 2005 | National Research Council
A report by the National Academy of Sciences highlights several obstacles in the transition from a U.S.-Russian cooperative program to a Russian-directed and Russian-funded fully indigenized program that will ensure the security of 600 tons of weapon-usable nuclear material at a level of international acceptability.
June 1, 2005 | FSUE Central Research Institute Of Management, Economics and Information of Rosatom of Russa, Nuclear Threat Initiative
A joint report by NTI and Atominform, a Russian research institute, evaluating the potential for accelerating the blend-down of Russian highly enriched uranium, the first detailed analysis of the technical, cost, and schedule issues associated with various options to go beyond the current annual blend down rate of 30 metric tons of HEU, if governments were to adopt such a policy.
May 1, 2005 | Matthew Bunn, Anthony Wier
An NTI commissioned report that grades current efforts and recommends new actions to more effectively prevent nuclear terrorism.
March 1, 2005 | Joseph Cirincione, Rose Gottemoeller, Jessica T. Mathews, George Perkovich, Jon B. Wolfsthal
A team of leading nonproliferation experts, from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, offers a blueprint for rethinking the international nuclear nonproliferation regime. They offer a fresh approach to deal with states and terrorists, nuclear weapons, and missile materials through a twenty step, priority action agenda.
Reducing Nuclear Tensions: How Russia and the United States Can Go Beyond Mutual Assured DestructionJan. 19, 2005 | Victor Esin, Sergey Rogov, Pavel Zolotalrev
A report by authors from the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of the United States and Canada discusses how the United States and Russia can and must move away from this outdated and dangerous policy.