Professor, Managing the Atom Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University
Preventing Nuclear Terrorism: A Progress Update
An NTI commissioned report that grades current efforts and recommends new actions to more effectively prevent nuclear terrorism.
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“The bottom line is that the countries and areas with the greatest responsibility for protecting the world from a catastrophic act of nuclear terrorism are derelict in their duty,” the 2023 NTI Index reports.
The U.S. nuclear budget comprises a variety of programs associated with nuclear weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear security, and legacy environmental and health costs.
Nuclear and radiological security aims to ensure nuclear and other radioactive materials are secure from unauthorized access and theft, and that nuclear facilities are secure from sabotage.