July 20, 2016
Ramesh Thakur, co-convener of the APLN, released a paper highlighting his concerns that all global nuclear risks and threats exist in the Asia-Pacific and in some cases are even more acute in this region.
June 21, 2016
Simon Lunn, Isabelle Williams, and Steve Andreasen call for NATO to engage Russia on differences and areas of cooperation and seek to reduce tensions in a critical region.
May 4, 2016
A Pan-European Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe, including former foreign and defence ministers from Russia, Turkey, the UK, Poland, Ukraine, and France has expressed its concern over the danger that the Syrian crisis could develop into an interstate conflict.
May 2, 2016
This report examines how the information revolution, and especially social media, is changing the field of nonproliferation.
March 24, 2016
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) released a new report, Replacing Highly Enriched Uranium in Naval Reactors. The report has been made available in advance of the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit in Washington and explores the prospects for minimizing highly enriched uranium (HEU) in the naval sector worldwide, with a special focus on the United States Navy.
March 23, 2016
Radiological Security Progress Report: Preventing Dirty Bombs, Fighting Weapons of Mass Disruption, finds that the vulnerability of these radiological sources, such as cesium-137 and cobalt-60, has caused concern for years, but today the risk is growing.
March 23, 2016
Global Dialogue on Nuclear Security Priorities: Building an Effective Global Nuclear Security System
The Nuclear Threat Initiative has convened government officials, experts, representatives from international organizations, and industry leaders since 2012 to define what a truly comprehensive and effective global nuclear security system would look like and has developed related recommendations. This paper is the culmination of this work and lays out a vision for strengthening the global nuclear security system and the steps needed to achieve it, including after the summit process ends.
March 7, 2016
Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal explores the issue of finding suitable locations for radioactive waste disposal while balancing stakeholder interactions. Co-authored by NTI Senior Program Officer for Material Security and Minimization Andrew Newman, PhD. and Gerry Nagtzaam, this valuable resource fills a gap in the literature and provides recommendations for future disposal facility siting efforts.
February 24, 2016
A single resource for each op-ed written by former Secretary of State George P. Shultz, former Defense Secretary William J. Perry, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, and former Senator Sam Nunn, starting with the groundbreaking "A World Free of Nuclear Weapons."
February 1, 2016
The Developing Spent Fuel Strategies report lays out a set of findings regarding the management of spent fuel and presents recommendations for developing spent fuel pathways in the United States and internationally that address broader fuel cycle concerns.
January 14, 2016
The NTI Nuclear Security Index is a first-of-its-kind public benchmarking project of nuclear materials security conditions on a country-by-country basis. In 2016, the NTI Index assesses sabotage and cyber, for the first time.
November 10, 2015
Report from NTI's Military Materials Security Study Group, co-chaired by Des Browne, Richard Lugar, Sam Nunn