According to FMWG Chair Miles Pomper and Ferenc DV from the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) voluntary Cesium Irradiator Replacement Project “has replaced 50 CsCl blood irradiation devices as of March 2019” and has commitments for 79 more replacements over the next several years. The program’s continued growth […]
House Appropriations National Nuclear Security Administration budget allocates almost $160 million for Nuclear Smuggling Detection & Deterrence in 2020: around 10% more than the $140 million recommended by the White House. It remains to be seen which numbers will make it into the final National Defense Authorization Act in the coming weeks.
President Donald Trump nominated former Brookhaven National Laboratory lab assistant policy and planning director William Bookless for a second time to fill the number two spot at the National Nuclear Security Administration. No Congressional hearing has been scheduled.
By: Cassandra Peterson March 31st will mark the commencement of the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit. The two-day summits began in 2010, following President Obama’s historic 2009 Prague speech, in which he pledged to work towards the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons. While the last summit will likely make tangible […]
Our mission at The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation is to educate the public and policymakers on issues of peace and security. On February 26, we brought our mission directly to Capitol Hill.