Senior Science Fellow Philip Coyle spoke with the Las Vegas Sun about nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain. Philip Coyle, a board member for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, a nonpartisan think tank that advocates for a reduction of nuclear weapons worldwide, agrees that a nuclear repository could be built and managed safely at […]
The United States and United Kingdom completed the largest removal of HEU to the US in National Nuclear Security Administration history — nearly 700-kilogram of HEU were removed. Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty commended effort: “This joint effort highlights our strong cooperation and mutual nonproliferation goals.”
Since the beginning of the nuclear age, policymakers have worried about a nightmarish scenario: terrorists attacking cities with nuclear materials or a crude or stolen nuclear weapon. Here are five things to know about nuclear terrorism.
Program Assistant Erin Connolly wrote an academic paper for the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Weapons of mass destruction have proven to be an arduous aspiration for state and non-state actors given that they are generally kept in secure facilities. However, radiological materials such as cesium-137 do not share the same obstacles and are […]
Senior Policy Analyst Dr. Sara Z. Kutchesfahani co-wrote a piece in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on the importance of countries working together to maintain and strengthen nuclear security actions. When a Superman-shaped drone crashed into a French nuclear plant on July 3 of this year, officials were lucky it was just Greenpeace demonstrating vulnerabilities at […]