The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Nuclear Materials Security Index is a first-of-its-kind public benchmarking project of nuclear materials security conditions on a country-by-country basis.Report |
Dec. 22, 2006 | Sammy Salama, Heidi Weber
In this 2006 article, Sammy Salama and Heidi Weber discuss the increasing interest in civilian nuclear programs among Arab states, as a response to Iran's unchecked nuclear ambitions.Article |
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Get the Facts on Algeria
- France carried out seventeen nuclear tests in the Algerian desert between 1960 and 1966.
- Algiers plans to have its first civilian nuclear power plant in operation by 2020.
- Joined the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) in 2001.