Nunn praised President Bush's leadership and success in achieving a G-8 commitment to a set of principles that will form the basis of an international partnership to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction.
NTI will bring together key U.S. and Russian officials for a "U.S. Strategic Dialogue" in Moscow on Monday, May 27 to discuss building a global coalition to prevent catastrophic terrorism using nuclear, biological or chemical weapons.
NTI Co-Chairmen announce the addition of five new members to NTI's Board of Directors. NTI's Board guides the overall philosophy and direction of the organization and reflects the Initiative's global reach and perspective.
America, while united by fear of weapons of mass destruction, reveals concern about the loss of individual freedom in this survey commissioned by NTI and Scientific American, which probed opinions regarding threats to safety — including weapons of mass destruction (nuclear, biological and chemical) —and personal liberties.
In a speech at the National Press Club, NTI Board Member Susan Eisenhower addressed the issue of "Terrorism and the Nuclear Question," focusing on the challenges facing U.S.-Russian cooperation in the war on terrorism and in nuclear nonproliferation.
NTI Co-Chairmen Ted Turner and Sam Nunn announce initial projects with Russian partners totaling nearly $6 million dollars designed to strengthen global security by reducing the threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons.
In a move to strengthen global efforts to secure vulnerable nuclear material, Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) President Charles Curtis announced today in Vienna, Austria, a pledge of $1.2 million to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
In testimony before Congress, Senator Nunn describes Dark Winter, a recent simulation of a biological weapons attack, and outlines actions needed to better prepare for the possibility of such an attack.