Building Global Cooperation for Threat Reduction
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.
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.
This article provides an overview of Russia’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.
Global Security Newswire
Feb. 17, 2012
Federal programs to lock down or eliminate stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction and related materials in other nations would be significantly scaled back under the White House's new budget, a nonproliferation group said this week.
Nov. 16, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, the threat of a terrorist or criminal organization acquiring and smuggling nuclear or radioactive materials out of Russia or its former states persists, nonproliferation experts familiar with the issue say (see GSN, Sept. 29).