Global Security Newswire
Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related Issues
United States, Russia Agree to Increase Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism Cooperation
Top U.S. and Russian law enforcement officials yesterday signed an agreement intended to strengthen cooperation in efforts to fight terrorism and WMD proliferation, according to Agence France-Presse (see GSN, Oct. 15).
The head of the Russian FSB security service, Nikolai Patrushev, signed the document in Moscow with FBI Director Robert Mueller. The agreement “will make our cooperation and the joint work of our experts more effective,” Patrushev said. He did not discuss details of the agreement. (Agence France-Presse/Yahoo!News, Dec. 6).
March 12, 2013
The UNSCR 1540 Resource Collection examines implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details implementation efforts in all of the regions and countries of the world to-date.
Next Steps in Reducing Nuclear Risks: The Pace of Nonproliferation Work Today Doesn't Match the Urgency of the Threat
March 5, 2013
The fifth in a series of Wall Street Journal op-eds calling for bold action to reduce nuclear dangers.
This article provides an overview of Russia’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.