The Nunn-Lugar/Cooperative Threat Reduction Expansion Act
Senator Lugar announces this bill that would authorize the Secretary of Defense to use up to $50 million of unobligated Nunn-Lugar/CTR funds for nonproliferation projects and emergencies outside the states of the former Soviet Union.
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.
Global Security Newswire
April 24, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The United States' work to destroy Soviet-era unconventional arms in Russia could be getting "less important" now that many projects have been completed, a senior Defense Department official said on Tuesday.
April 11, 2013
WASHINGTON -- New Senate legislation is in the works to modernize a key U.S. nonproliferation program that came out of the Cold War and make it more applicable to regions outside the former Soviet Union, Senator Jeanne Shaheen said on Thursday.