A five-point plan for making the world safer.
Tighter budgets don't mean nonproliferation efforts have to be scaled back. They just have to become more innovative.
The Obama administration must do more to stop nuclear materials from falling into the wrong hands.
Nuclear terrorism, which could unravel societies and kill hundreds of thousands, is a real and disconcerting possibility. In his second term, President Obama must take concrete steps to ensure global nuclear security.
Russian leaders have indicated the Cooperative Threat Reduction agreement is in jeopardy -- putting global fissile security and years of diplomacy at risk.
A top-down approach to radioactive materials security is one way -- but certainly not the only way -- to prevent a terrorist attack.
The Energy Department released its investigation into an activist break-in at the Y-12 nuclear facility, detailing appalling security failures that may finally get the attention of Congress.
Most experts agree that international oversight of nuclear security is inadequate. The International Atomic Energy Agency possesses the potential to address this problem for the global community. Here's how it can be done.
Australia is ranked No. 1 in nuclear safety and security, it has proposed fresh ideas to ensure nuclear security tops the global agenda, and it is hosting a regional nuclear summit to keep dialogue alive. But can Australia be a leader in nuclear security while it continues to sell uranium to India?
The 2012 security summit in Seoul made progress toward eliminating HEU stocks but did not alter the security trajectory in Russia or Pakistan. Nuclear stocks continue to be a threat -- and the international community must design a lasting architecture of cooperation to ensure a safer planet.
The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit made some progress, but barriers to reform are ingrained. Luckily, there are still steps global leaders can take to ensure nuclear security past 2014.
With states around the globe honoring commitments made at the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit, the forum has proved very effective. What needs to be done in Seoul to ensure further success in securing vulnerable nuclear materials -- and what needs to be done thereafter?
Nuclear security is an issue for all nations, not just those with weapons-grade materials. A Latin American perspective on nuclear security, nonproliferation, and disarmament.
The second Nuclear Security Summit needs a real plan to secure nuclear materials worldwide -- rather than relying on voluntary efforts and nonbinding, unchecked agreements.
Many fear expanding the 2012 summit agenda to include radiological security will dilute its nuclear focus. But dangerous radioactive materials -- often far less secure and far more accessible than nuclear materials -- need all the attention they can get.
Reconciling interests in the CD may be a frustrating exercise, but it is necessary if we are to design enforceable global nonproliferation and disarmament treaties.
Recent events have shown that working with mercurial dictators is still a lot safer than ignoring them.
Congress has a chance to take real steps to reduce the risks of nuclear terrorism -- if only they would act.