Nuclear Security

WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

Nuclear Security

The spread of nuclear technology and materials for energy, research, and medical applications pose significant security concerns when coupled with current increases in global terrorism and extremism. The Stimson Center’s Nuclear Security program works with the private sector to generate ideas that incentivize the development and adoption of stronger, comprehensive nuclear security standards among industry stakeholders to reduce the risk posed by nuclear terrorism. This program is part of the Managing Across Boundaries initiative.

Research and Analysis

March 18, 2016 | EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut

Join us on Tuesday, March 22 at 16:00 CET for the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) latest webinar on Liability Risk Management in the Event of a Malicious Incident Involving Radioactive Sources.

February 23, 2016 | EXPERT: Debra Decker , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut

Growing nuclear energy demands along with the rising tide of violence and extremism call for innovative measures to strengthen the largely voluntary nuclear security regime.

January 28, 2016 | EXPERT: Debra Decker , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut

The Challenge: As global energy demands grow in parallel with concerns over climate change and energy security, States are looking to nuclear power to satisfy their baseload electricity needs and reduce their reliance on carbon fuels.

January 28, 2016 | EXPERT: Debra Decker , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut

By Debra Decker and Kathryn Rauhut: 

January 25, 2016 | EXPERT: Debra Decker , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut

Kudos to the Nuclear Threat Initiative for its 2016 nuclear security index. Your article’s emphasis on its cybersecurity findings, while valid, is skewed.
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