Books, reports and resource collections are listed below.
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.
Findings and recommendations from an NTI-sponsored “tabletop exercise” simulating a crisis involving seizures of kilogram-quantities of weapons-usable nuclear material. The report is in Russian and English.
May 1, 2003 | Lynn E. David, David R. Howell, David E. Mosher, Lowell H. Schwartz
A RAND report warns of the danger of accidental or unauthorized nuclear weapons launch and recommends actions to enhance nuclear safety.
Building Mutual Security in the Euro-Atlantic Region: Report Prepared for Presidents, Prime Ministers, Parliamentarians, and Publics
This report is the result of a Track II dialogue including distinguished former senior political leaders, senior military officers, defence officials, and security experts from Europe, Russia, and the United States.
Catastrophic Terrorism: Report of the Meeting Organized by the Center of International Studies, University of CambridgeNov. 18, 2002 | Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge
Report of the Meeting organised by the Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge on November 18 –19, 2002.
Aug. 21, 2012
This report is part of a collection examining implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details implementation efforts in Central Asia and the Caucasus to-date.
Aug. 22, 2012
This report is part of a collection examining implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details implementation efforts in Eastern and Southeastern Europe to-date.
March 25, 2013
This collection examines civilian HEU reduction and elimination efforts. It discusses why the continued widespread use, internationally, of HEU in the civilian sector poses global security risks, provides an overview of progress to-date in reducing and eliminating the use of HEU in the civilian sector worldwide, and examines remaining challenges to achieving this goal. The collection also includes detailed analysis of progress in eight key countries.
March 1, 2003 | Matthew Bunn, Jonathan P. Holdren, Anthony Wier
This report measures the progress made in keeping nuclear weapons and materials out of terrorist hands, and outlines a comprehensive plan to reduce the danger.
Sept. 1, 2004 | Daniel L. Burghart, James E. Goodby, Cheryl A. Loeb, Charles L. Thornton
A report from The National Defense University argues the importance of expanding Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction programs and funds beyond Russia in order to address the issue of global nuclear proliferation.
Sept. 1, 2004 | Center for Nonproliferation Studies
A report by the Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) discusses the coordination challenges associated with international assistance to decommissioning Russia's obsolete nuclear-powered submarines. Their dismantlement has been identified as one of the priority areas for the Global Partnership against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction, initiated at the G8 summit in Kananaskis, Canada in June of 2002.
May 1, 2003 | Thomas Graham, Jr., Damien J. LaVera
This book offers a chronology and history of international efforts to control weapons of mass destruction through legal arrangements. It covers more than forty agreements, negotiated during the last eight decades, to control conventional nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons in outer space, the Antarctic, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, and on the ocean floor. The treaties are placed in context by individual commentaries from Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. and Damien J. LaVera.