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License to Irradiate: Dirty Bombs, Lazy Bureaucrats and the Very Real Threat to U.S. National Security
Research Associate at Ploughshares Fund, a global security fou...
Celebrating the Success of a Treaty You've Never Heard Of
President and Chief Operating Officer of the Nuclear Threat In...
It seems obvious that countries would be obliged to protect materials that could be used to build a nuclear bomb. But many countries are not providing adequate security for these dangerous materials.
A Little-Known Nuclear Race Taking Place in East Asia Is Dangerous and Pointless
Frank von Hippel
It has been amply demonstrated that the use of plutonium as a fuel in nuclear reactors makes no economic sense. It's time to end this costly and pointless industry.
Let's Update Cold War Thinking on Nuclear Security
Executive Director of the Vienna-based World Institute for Nuc...
Regulators and operators need to understand that security of nuclear materials is a strategic risk that should be managed in coordination with other strategic priorities and objectives, and the public needs to know whether safety and security are being managed effectively for the benefit of all.
The Nuclear Security Summit: The Origin Story
Peace and Security Funders Group
A growing, global network of funders investing in a diverse ra...
As the six-year-old Nuclear Security Summit process culminates in Washington this month, it's only appropriate that we tell its origin story.
The Iran Nuclear Accord Is Good for Human Rights
Dissident Iranian journalist; Intl. Press Association World Pr...
National security and economic prosperity are prerequisites for the emergence of a democratic regime. Destroying the infrastructure of a nation through harsh economic sanctions and war will not bring about a transition to democracy.
Sister Megan Rice, Anti-Nuclear Protester, Charged Under Sabotage Act
Our Nuclear Insecurity Complex
Project On Government Oversight
Exposing Corruption, Exploring Solutions
Back in July, an 82-year-old nun and two fellow peace activists breached the security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons facility in Tennessee. Since then, it's only gotten worse for the Department of Energy and its National Nuclear Security Administration.
How The 'Fort Knox' Of Nuclear Bombs Was Breached By An 82-Year-Old Nun
Mission Impossible? Not for 82-year-old Anti-Nuclear Weapons Activist
Investigator, Project On Government Oversight
When a nuclear weapons facility can't stop infiltration by an octogenarian nun, it's time to reassess its security standards.
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Top General Calls For Deep Cuts In Nuclear Arsenal
Preventing Nuclear Terrorism
Distinguished Professor, Practice of Diplomacy, and past Dean,...
Nations with nuclear material -- whether military or civilian -- must secure and eliminate stocks of highly enriched uranium and plutonium. The threat of nuclear terror is not just possible, it is quite plausible; if effective action is not taken, over time, it is probable.
A Safe, Secure Nuclear Future
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy
Looking ahead, the U.S. and Russia have the opportunity to share our experience and work with other countries to promote nuclear security and to combat terrorism.
Don't Compromise America's Nuclear Security
Colonel, USAF (ret.)
There isn't a price tag on keeping Americans safe. Rep. Ryan has a responsibility to balance the budget without compromising America's nuclear security.
New START and the Obama Nuclear Agenda
Lt. General Robert G. Gard Jr. (USA, Ret.)
31-year veteran of the U.S. Army
New START is just that: a start. Despite the end of the U.S.-Soviet competition, the remaining 23,000 nuclear bombs across the globe present a clear and present danger to U.S. security.
A Good START: Reducing the Idolatry of Nuclear Weapons
Christian leader for social change; President and Founder @Soj...
Earlier this week, the United States declared for the first time will not use nuclear weapons against countries that are in compliance with the Nonproliferation Treaty.
President, Ploughshares Fund; Author, 'Nuclear Nightmares: Sec...
Far-right conservatives posture as nuclear tough guys, but push a shockingly naive policy. Clinging to Cold War doctrines, they play politics with our nuclear weapons. It is a dangerous game that puts American security at risk.
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