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Building Global Cooperation for Threat Reduction

Sam Nunn

Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, NTI

About

Senator Nunn discusses the importance of global cooperation in keeping WMD out of terrorist hands in this speech to the Wilmington World Affairs Council in Delaware. He also describes several NTI projects and his hopes for a U.S.-Russian led global coalition against catastrophic terrorism.

Understanding
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.

In Depth

Country Profile

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Russia

This article provides an overview of Russia’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.

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Global Security Newswire

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  • U.S. Official: Most DOE Nuclear Security Work in Russia Will Continue

    June 20, 2013

    WASHINGTON -- Amid questions as to exactly what nuclear security work the United States can still conduct in Russia following the expiration a 20-year-old agreement this week, the Obama administration is maintaining that most projects led by the U.S. Energy Department in the former Soviet state will continue largely unfettered.

  • New U.S.-Russian Security Deal Greatly Scales Back Scope, Experts Say

    June 18, 2013

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. efforts to dismantle and secure nuclear and chemical weapons in Russia will be substantially limited under a new bilateral agreement the White House announced Monday, experts say.