Asia-Pacific Experts Respond to the 2016 Nuclear Security Index

Asia-Pacific Leadership Network released a series of articles providing regional perspectives to the Nuclear Threat Initiatives 2016 Nuclear Security Index. These perspectives provide important insight into the Nuclear Security Index, how it can improve, and how it has enabled broader discussions on nuclear security policy and practices in the region.

APLN 2016 Nuclear Security Index: Introduction by Ramesh Thakur, PhD.
India and the Nuclear Security Index by R. Rajaraman, PhD. 
Pakistan’s Unique Nuclear Security Concerns by Pervez Hoodbhoy, PhD.
China’s Nuclear Security Status is Underestimated by Shen Dingli, PhD.

Developed with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and with input from a respected international panel of nuclear security experts, the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Nuclear Security Index assesses the security of the world’s deadliest materials: highly enriched uranium and plutonium. A first-of-its-kind resource, the Index is designed to encourage governments to take actions and build confidence in the security of their materials. Now in its third edition, the NTI Index is recognized as the premiere resource and tool for tracking progress on nuclear security and identifying priorities.

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