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NTI’s Lynn Rusten Discusses Biden Administration’s Nuclear Policy on Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Panel

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NTI’s Lynn Rusten Discusses Biden Administration’s Nuclear Policy on Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Panel

Lynn Rusten, vice president of the Global Nuclear Policy Program at the Nuclear Threat Initiative, joined Adam Mount, senior fellow and director of the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists, for a Bulletin of Atomic Scientists panel discussion of the Biden administration’s emerging nuclear policy.

2022 Next Gen for Biosecurity Competition Challenge: Developing New Verification Strategies for the Biological Weapons Convention

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2022 Next Gen for Biosecurity Competition Challenge: Developing New Verification Strategies for the Biological Weapons Convention

Today, leaders preparing for the BWC’s Ninth Review Conference in August are exploring whether the global community can leverage increased attention and political will to strengthen the BWC by building mechanisms that increase transparency and trust with the goal of reducing the risk of global catastrophic biological events. A particular aim is determining whether there are effective and politically viable ways to enforce the treaty.

What is the A/CPPNM and Why is it Important?

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What is the A/CPPNM and Why is it Important?

This week in Vienna, experts from the Nuclear Threat Initiative are joining government officials and experts from international organizations, non-governmental organizations, academia, and the nuclear industry for the first-ever review of the only legally binding treaty on nuclear security—the amended Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials (A/CPPNM).

Blundering into a nuclear war in Ukraine: a hypothetical scenario

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Blundering into a nuclear war in Ukraine: a hypothetical scenario

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is a prime example of a regional conflict that could inadvertently escalate beyond any of the protagonists’ expectations. History is replete with similar instances of humanity stumbling into devastating conflict.

Watching a War Unfold on TikTok

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Watching a War Unfold on TikTok

Russia’s war in Ukraine may be playing out in far-away cities, but social media platforms like TikTok and Twitter are bringing the dangers home for people all over the world.

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