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Treatment, not Terror

The Center for Nonproliferation Studies highlights innovations in medicine to lower the risk of radiological theft.

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Understanding the Bio-threat

Infectious diseases kill more than 17 million people each year, yet the biological agents responsible only make headlines during horrifying epidemics, like the Ebola outbreak of 2014, or following a terrorist attack like the 2001 anthrax letter attacks.

Asia Pacific Leaders Deplore North Korea Nuclear Testing, Missile Provocations

Asia-Pacific Leadership Network co-conveners, Chung-in Moon and Ramesh Thakur, released a statement at the APLN annual meeting held May 23-27th in Jeju province, Korea. The statement deplores the fourth nuclear test and ballistic missile provocations by North Korea and calls on global and regional policymakers to urgently re-energize the nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament agenda.

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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.

Andrew Bieniawski

Vice President, Material Security and Minimization

Andrew Bieniawski joined NTI after 24 years of service with the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration.

Samantha Pitts-Kiefer

Senior Program Officer & Director, Global Nuclear Policy Program

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