Controlling Nuclear Warheads and Materials
NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn speaks at the National Press Club to release the report, "Controlling Nuclear Warheads and Materials: A Report Card and Action Plan." The report, by experts at the Project on Managing the Atom commissioned by NTI, recommends steps to accelerate and strengthen nuclear threat reduction programs and calls for expanding these efforts to address insecure nuclear stockpiles around the globe.
the Terrorism Threat
WMD terrorism is a threat to global security. In 2010 testimony, the U.S. director of national intelligence said that dozens of identified domestic and international terrorists and terrorist groups have expressed intent to obtain and use WMD in future acts of terrorism.
Global Security Newswire
Nov. 23, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Fear that terrorists might gain access to Pakistani nuclear weapons played into a Tuesday clash between Republican presidential hopefuls over whether the United States should continue providing economic and security assistance to the South Asian state (see GSN, Nov. 18).
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).