Nuclear Terrorism Analysis Archive
Nov 13, 2012
Video of Kingston Reif's remarks at the Hudson Institute's event "Combating Nuclear Terrorism: Overcoming the Senate Impasse."
Sep 17, 2012
With the November presidential election rapidly approaching and Obama's first term drawing to a close, the time is ripe to assess the president's follow-through on the ambitious nuclear security agenda he laid out in Prague, writes Kingston Reif in his monthly column for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Sep 11, 2012
On September 11, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, was the distinguished speaker at Columbus State University's Richard R. Hallock Speaker Series on "Nuclear Disarmament and Nuclear Security in the 21st Century."
Aug 17, 2012
Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, spoke at the August 5-25 UC San Diego Public Policy and Nuclear Threats Conference on the Nuclear Security Summit process on August 17, 2012.
Aug 2, 2012
Despite claiming that nuclear security is its chief concern, the White House is mysteriously scaling back its budget requests for anti-nuclear-terrorism funding, writes Kingston Reif in his monthly column for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Aug 1, 2012
A detailed summary of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit results.
Jun 15, 2012
As was the case last year, the Senate Armed Services Committee does not impose policy or funding limitations on New START implementation or future changes to US nuclear policy, posture, and force size, writes Kingston Reif in this new analysis.
May 25, 2012
The House version of the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act provides $554 billion for national defense (function 050). The bill's policy provisions on nuclear weapons and missile defense didn't improve on the House floor, writes Kingston Reif.
May 3, 2012
Senate and House appropriators deserve credit for prioritizing core nuclear material security and nonproliferation programs in their versions of the FY 2013 Energy and Water bill, writes Kingston Reif in this new analysis.
May 3, 2012
The week of April 23, the House and Senate approved their versions of the FY13 Energy and Water Appropriations Bills. Additionally, the mark up for the Defense Authorization Bill was also approved in subcommittee. Click here to hear three Center staff members parse through the appropriations mark ups and explain what it means for non-proliferation funding, missile defense and nuclear weapons provisions.
Apr 27, 2012
On April 27, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, presented an analysis of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit results at a Capitol Hill briefing co-organized by the Federation of Nuclear Studies and the Global America Business Institute.
Apr 4, 2012
The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, Korea brought together 58 heads of state and world leaders to agree on ways to prevent nuclear terrorism, and secure nuclear and radiological materials and facilities. It picked up from the first Washington Summit in 2010 and was supposed to be the watershed moment but was generally a review of past commitments.
Apr 3, 2012
On April 3, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, was a Guest Lecturer at the Ewha Women's University in Seoul, Korea speaking on "The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit" and "Women in Security."
Mar 30, 2012
On March 30, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, was a Guest Lecturer at the Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies speaking on the nuclear safety-security interface in Seoul, Korea.
Mar 30, 2012
The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul could have been a watershed moment for nuclear security, but it was largely a review of past successes. Still, there were noteworthy accomplishments, like setting a more detailed vision for the safety and security of nuclear and radioactive materials. Moving forward, the 2014 summit must be drastically different and must set future goals, rather than dwelling on past accomplishments.
Mar 27, 2012
On March 26-27, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, was at the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, Korea.
Mar 22, 2012
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation will co-host an international conference with the Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, Korea on March 22, 2012.
Mar 20, 2012
The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit will be held on March 26-27 in Seoul, Korea. Fifty-eight heads of state and international organizations will agree on ways to prevent nuclear terrorism and vulnerable nuclear materials from falling into the wrong hands. This factsheet highlights some key issues, expectations, and challenges.
Jan 11, 2012
The Republic of Korea (ROK) has been and remains a staunch supporter of the global nonproliferation regime as it borders a grave security threat and proliferator of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). With the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit just months away, the Republic of Korea should be more interested in enhancing UNSCR 1540, not only as the Summit Chair but against the backdrop of a “Global Korea” policy and the nation’s growing prominence in the nuclear energy industry.
Jan 6, 2012
A Fukushima-like nuclear accident does not have to be caused by nature. Similar results could be wrought by a dedicated terrorist group that gained access to a nuclear power plant and disabled its safety systems. To guard against natural accidents, terrorist sabotage, and possible combinations of these two classes of events, nuclear plant operators and regulators should consider a combined approach called nuclear safety-security.
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