International Peace & Security

The Foundation’s goals in the area of international peace and security grantmaking are to prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen stability in the Asia-Pacific region. Read our strategy

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Japan Could Be Building an Irresistible Terrorist Target, Experts Say

Japan is building one of the world's newest, largest, and most controversial nuclear fuel production plants that some experts warn might create a stockpile of plutonium that could be targeted by terrorists. Read More
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Updated Nuclear Materials Security Index Calls for Strengthened Global System

The Nuclear Threat Initiative released the second edition of a first-of-its-kind public assessment of nuclear materials security conditions around the world. Read More

U.S. should enter talks w/North #Korea w/eyes wide open, write 2 former U.S. negotiators via @nytopinion #nuclear - http://t.co/DAnILrIkqp

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Reasons to Talk to North Korea: An Op-ed by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci

The following op-ed by Stephen Bosworth and MacArthur President Robert Gallucci appeared in The International New York Times. Read More

"Reasons to Talk to North Korea"

The New York Times
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Physicists Share American Physical Society's 2014 Leo Szilard Award

Each received the award for promoting global security issues through critical analyses of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy programs in India. Read More
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Website for Bloggers in India, Pakistan Encourages Cross-Border Dialogue

The Stimson Center launched the site to promote discussion of security issues and promote normal and cooperative relations between the two nations. Read More
Inside the 17-year Mission to Secure a Legacy of Soviet Nuclear Testing thumbnail

Inside the 17-year Mission to Secure a Legacy of Soviet Nuclear Testing

A report from the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs examines that effort and distills lessons for future efforts to reduce and ultimately eliminate the threat posed by nuclear materials. Read More

"Saving the World at Plutonium Mountain"

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Staff

Portrait of Barry Lowenkron

Barry Lowenkron

Vice President, International Programs
Portrait of Emma Belcher

Emma Belcher

Director, International Peace and Security
Portrait of John F. Fei

John F. Fei

Program Officer
Portrait of Elsa Gutierrez

Elsa Gutierrez

Program Administrator

Renee Munro

Executive Secretary

Rossi M. Polenica

Program Assistant