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
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.
June 17, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The United States is entering into a new agreement with Russia that would continue in some form the Cooperative Threat Reduction program that aims to lock down vulnerable nuclear materials in the former Soviet Union, Global Security Newswire has learned.