The current regime for nuclear security, although better than it was, is largely nonbinding and has many gaps. The most reliable, efficient, and direct way to improve it is to develop an international convention on nuclear security.
The Obama administration sent Congress a new nuclear cooperation agreement with China and initialed a new pact with South Korea.
After months of signals that U.S.-Russian nuclear security cooperation beyond 2014 was in jeopardy, most work in that area now has stopped.
Seven people were arrested in Moldova in December for allegedly smuggling radioactive materials that could be used in a dirty bomb.
The NNSA should be reconstituted as the Office of Nuclear Security within the Energy Department, and the department’s name should be changed to the “Department of Energy and Nuclear Security,”...
Congress voted in December to withhold the Energy Department’s $92.3 million fiscal year 2015 budget request for nuclear material security work in Russia...
We welcome the United States announcement that it will join the more than 165 other nations expected at the Dec. 8-9 Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons conference in Vienna, Austria.
The Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is reviewing its approach to its nonproliferation programs and expects to issue the results of that review early next year, the head of the semiautonomous agency said Oct. 29.