August 9, 2016
John Carlson questions the benefits of reprocessing and using MOX fuel. The costs are so high, it is difficult to justify when compared to alternative approaches for spent fuel management.
September 28, 2015
Based on a survey of experts from Russia, Europe and the United States, the report finds that the risk of nuclear weapons use in the Euro-Atlantic region is on the rise--and it is higher than it has ever been since the end of the Cold War. These leading security experts identify the top factors contributing to the heightened risk.
September 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.
January 19, 2005
Reducing Nuclear Tensions: How Russia and the United States Can Go Beyond Mutual Assured DestructionVictor 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Institute of the United States and Canada discusses how the United States and Russia can and must move away from this outdated and dangerous policy.
April 3, 2013
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.
December 13, 2016
This report, Rising Nuclear Dangers: Steps to Reduce Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region, by NTI's Robert E. Berls, Jr. and Leon Ratz offers recommendations to avoid accidents, enhance predictability, and build confidence between the West and Russia.
December 7, 2011
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.
July 16, 2014
Nuclear Threat Initiative
The findings and recommendations of the Verifying Baseline Declarations of Nuclear Warheads and Materials working group of NTI's Verification Pilot Project.
March 23, 2016
Radiological Security Progress Report: Preventing Dirty Bombs, Fighting Weapons of Mass Disruption, finds that the vulnerability of these radiological sources, such as cesium-137 and cobalt-60, has caused concern for years, but today the risk is growing.
November 10, 2015
Report from NTI's Military Materials Security Study Group, co-chaired by Des Browne, Richard Lugar, Sam Nunn
February 14, 2013
A new brochure describes the origins and the work of the Nuclear Security Project.
March 23, 2016
Global Dialogue on Nuclear Security Priorities: Building an Effective Global Nuclear Security System
The Nuclear Threat Initiative has convened government officials, experts, representatives from international organizations, and industry leaders since 2012 to define what a truly comprehensive and effective global nuclear security system would look like and has developed related recommendations. This paper is the culmination of this work and lays out a vision for strengthening the global nuclear security system and the steps needed to achieve it, including after the summit process ends.