Ernest Moniz, co-chair and chief executive officer at Nuclear Threat Initiative and former U.S. Secretary of Energy, spoke with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power,” on September 10, 2018. Moniz explained NTI’s latest nuclear security rankings and the biggest global threats to the United States. Below is a transcript of the interview.
After years of progress on nuclear security, the fourth edition of the NTI Nuclear Security Index finds that the steps countries have taken to reduce the threat of catastrophic nuclear terrorism are jeopardized by a deterioration of political stability and governance, an increase in corruption, and the expanding presence of terrorist groups around the world. The 2018 NTI Index also ...
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