RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

August 13, 2018 |

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 READ MORE

  The Stimson Center, World Institute for Nuclear Security, and 39 Essex - UK explore ways nuclear industry actors can demonstrate 'Duty of Care' to prevent security incidents, and how this could affect nuclear liability determinations. READ MORE

With the entry into force of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM/A), the legal bedrock for physical protection has been extended to cover civilian nuclear material in domestic use, storage and transport as well as civilian nuclear facilities. READ MORE

November 7, 2017 | Report

Market competition, along with a trifecta of major nuclear incidents — Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima — have posed barriers to the growth and public acceptance of nuclear power. READ MORE

Every day, millions of people depend on the peaceful and responsible use of the atom. Most are not aware of the complex operations – including safety, safeguards, and security measures – that help ensure the proper control and facilitation of nuclear materials and technology. READ MORE

September 14, 2017 | Presentation

The Jamaican government is working to transform the Port of Kingston into a Global Logistics Hub to attract new trade investments and improve the country’s economy. But as the opportunity for trade expands, risks also grow. READ MORE

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April 25, 2017 | Opinion | The Cipher Brief

As governments and industries try to understand the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats to civilian nuclear power plants, it is becoming clear that property and information are not the only assets at stake. Public confidence is also at risk. READ MORE

Cyber security is the next frontier for nuclear risk managers. Within a short span of time cyber attacks have evolved in sophistication and stealth, making it difficult to develop an effective and adaptive risk management approach. READ MORE

In the early Sixties, America was mired in earthly miseries threatening its future, from deep-seated segregation in the heartland to a seemingly unending power struggle with the Soviet Union. Despite the tumult, it managed to set optimistic sights on outer space. READ MORE

December 5, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of Presidential Inbox 2017 — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office. READ MORE

November 5, 2016 | Presentation

The word ‘nuclear’ tends to unleash predictable, deeply conditioned visions and reactions – most commonly the image of the mushroom cloud – the universal symbol of catastrophic destruction. READ MORE