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Fissile Materials Working Group

Fissile Materials Working Group

Articles by Fissile Materials Working Group

18 March 2014
AsiaEurope/Russia

Brussels steps up as a leader in nuclear and radiological security

Fissile Materials Working Group

With a cutting-edge project in Southeast Asia, the EU asserts a trailblazing role in fighting global CBRN threats

20 February 2014
Europe/Russia

For nuclear security, good intentions are not enough

Fissile Materials Working Group

At the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit, participants should define measurable long-term goals. 

18 December 2013
Asia

Nuclear-security lessons from Australia

Fissile Materials Working Group

What Canberra has done—and can do—do to keep dangerous radioactive materials out of malicious hands.

8 November 2013

Voluntary regimes can advance nuclear security

Fissile Materials Working Group

Bottom-up, business-led improvements will help keep the world safe from nuclear terrorism.

10 September 2013
AmericasEurope/Russia

An HEU milestone means a new challenge ahead

Fissile Materials Working Group

How will we track progress on nuclear security once removals are done?

8 August 2013
Americas

When meetings aren't enough

Fissile Materials Working Group

Holding another Nuclear Security Summit is a good idea, but leaders must go further.

24 June 2013

The future of nuclear security

Fissile Materials Working Group

What the next Nuclear Security Summit must accomplish.

28 May 2013

US budget cuts threaten nuclear safety

Fissile Materials Working Group

Nonproliferation projects are getting squeezed by sequestration and fiscal battles.

6 May 2013

How do you solve a problem like plutonium?

Fissile Materials Working Group

A five-point plan for making the world safer.

12 March 2013

Nonproliferation in a time of austerity

Fissile Materials Working Group

Since the early 1990s, the nonproliferation community has obsessed over the annual appropriations to programs at the US defense, state, and energy departments that are designed to keep weapons of mass destruction (WMD) out of the wrong hands. While the budgets of individual programs have fluctuated, the unmistakable trend in US nonproliferation spending was upward. Program managers could generally count on this year's budget being higher than last year's, and next year's being higher still.

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