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New NTI Report Questions Need for Forward-Deployed U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Europe

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today released “Building a Safe, Secure, and Credible NATO Nuclear Posture,” a report addressing the security risks, credibility, and financial and political costs of maintaining NATO’s current nuclear posture, including forward-deployed U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe.

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Ernest J. Moniz

Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer, NTI

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz is chief executive officer and co-chair of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). He began serving in June 2017.

Joan Rohlfing

President and Chief Operating Officer, NTI

A founding NTI staff member, Joan Rohlfing became president of NTI in January 2010, after nine years as NTI's senior vice president for programs and operations. Before joining NTI, she held senior positions with the U.S. Department of Energy, as senior advisor for national security to the Secretary of Energy and as director of the Office of Nonproliferation and National Security.

Andrew Bieniawski

Andrew Bieniawski served as Vice President, Material Security and Minimization at the Nuclear Threat Initiative.

Samantha Pitts-Kiefer

Senior Director, Global Nuclear Policy Program

Samantha Pitts-Kiefer joined NTI in June 2012 and serves as Director of the Global Nuclear Policy Program.