WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

The WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security program takes a fresh look at broader areas of proliferation and security risks, especially in the nuclear areas. The program works with stakeholders to develop possible approaches and new constituencies to help manage those risks.

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Research and Analysis

August 13, 2018 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard , EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

Distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as Blockchain, is being characterized as revolutionary in its potential to alter the world economy. Stimson is identifying applications and implications of DLT for non-proliferation and international security at the international, national, and operationa

August 10, 2018 | EXPERT: Debra Decker , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned this spring that Russia had infiltrated critical US infrastructure, targeting nuclear and other power plants, along with homes and businesses. UK officials joined in the warning, noting the attacks were worldwide.

July 30, 2018 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

The point at which nuclear material becomes subject to comprehensive safeguards agreements with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is commonly known as the “starting point of safeguards.” Paragraphs falling under this heading have remained unchanged since the publication of the model Comp

July 27, 2018 | EXPERT: Hannah Haegeland

By Hannah Haegeland

June 29, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

After testing nuclear devices in 1998, Indian and Pakistani leaders genuinely believed — or stated for the record, while suspecting otherwise — that bringing bombs out of the basement would help make the region safer and more stable.

April 11, 2018 | EXPERT: Debra Decker

The Russians are not coming, they are here. And they're poised for new age warfare that uses weapons of mass disruption rather than destruction. 
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