Innovating Verification: Verifying Baseline Declarations of Nuclear Warheads and Materials

Part of NTI's Innovating Verification reports series, Verifying Baseline Declarations of Nuclear Warheads and Materials analyzes how baseline declarations can contribute to near- and long-term arms control and non-proliferation goals and how to verify them without compromising sensitive information.

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CONTRIBUTORS

Chair, Nuclear Materials Subgroup: John Carlson
Counselor
Nuclear Threat Initiative
Formerly with the Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Chair, Warhead Subgroup: James Fuller, Ph.D.
Independent Consultant
Formerly with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

NTI Program Lead: Kelsey Hartigan
Program Officer, International Program
Nuclear Threat Initiative

Warhead Subgroup

Mona Dreicer, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Center for Global Security Research
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Leesa Duckworth
Non-Proliferation Program Specialist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Formerly with the Pantex Plant

Malte Göttsche
Research Associate, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Centre for Science and Peace Research
University of Hamburg

Corey Hinderstein
Vice President, International Program
Nuclear Threat Initiative

Steinar Høibråten, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist
Norwegian Defence Research Establishment

David Keir, Ph.D.
Programme Director, Verification and Monitoring
The Verification, Research, Training, and Information Centre
Formerly with the U.K. Atomic Weapons Establishment

D. Burgess Laird
Senior Analyst
Institute for Defense Analysis

Martin Williamson, Ph.D.
Technical Advisor, Office of Nuclear Verification
National Nuclear Security Administration
On temporary assignment from the Y-12 National Security Complex

Nuclear Materials Subgroup

Matthew Bunn
Ph.D. Professor of Practice
Harvard Kennedy School
Co-Principal Investigator
Managing the Atom Project

Anatoli Diakov, Ph.D.
Researcher
Center for Arms Control, Energy and Environmental Studies, Russia

Corey Hinderstein
Vice President, International Program
Nuclear Threat Initiative

Ramamurti Rajaraman, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Physics
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Co-Chairman
International Panel on Fissile Materials

Therese Renis
Section Head, Division of Concepts and Planning, Department of Safeguards
International Atomic Energy Agency

Elise Rowan
Communications Officer
Nuclear Threat Initiative

Jonas Siegel
Project Manager and Outreach Director
Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland

Morag Smith, Ph.D.
Program Manager
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Lars van Dassen
Head, Office for International Relations
Swedish Radiation Safety Authority

Thomas Wood
Senior Program Manager for Non-Proliferation Policy
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Members of the Nuclear Threat Initiative’s Verification Pilot Project endorse the general tenor of this report but were not asked to support each individual finding and recommendation. The views expressed in this report do not reflect those of the institutions with which the working group members are associated. Their affiliations are listed for the purpose of identification only.

July 16, 2014
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The findings and recommendations of the Verifying Baseline Declarations of Nuclear Warheads and Materials working group of NTI's Verification Pilot Project.