January 9, 2020 | Report | Sarah Frazar, Cindy Vestergaard, Benjamin Loehrke, and Luisa Kenausis

Distributed ledger technology (DLT)–widely referred to as blockchain technology–has the potential to improve operational efficiencies, data security, and confidentiality of nuclear safeguards information. Previous studies have explored these potential capabilities. READ MORE

Policy debates around participation in multilateral information-sharing mechanisms highlight fundamental tensions between safety, national security, and international security. READ MORE

Blockchain is transitioning away from the hype and gaining legitimacy as the next-wave technological solution to distribute data and build a network of trust among parties. READ MORE

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, nati READ MORE

July 30, 2018 | Report

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 READ MORE

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March 23, 2018 | Chapter

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March 8, 2018 | Stimson Spotlight

Are Chemical Assassinations in Vogue? READ MORE

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The nuclear security summits have come and gone, but the challenge of nuclear terrorism is still with us. READ MORE

Editor's Note: The Fact of the Matter is an ongoing series that highlights — and corrects — common misconceptions in conventional wisdom. Contributions to this series are from experts at the nonpartisan Stimson Center. By Cindy Vestergaard READ MORE

July 24, 2017 | Issue Brief | Policy Forum

India’s economy is the seventh largest in the w READ MORE

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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