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
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.
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.