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Seeing Black Swans

MacArthur Foundation President Robert Gallucci addresses an international gathering of nuclear security experts on preventing nuclear terrorism. Read More
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Advancing Nuclear Security: Evaluating Progress and Setting New Goals

The nuclear security effort must now shift from short-term improvements toward a focus on a continued search for excellence, according to a MacArthur-supported report by Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Read More
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Gallucci Moderates Discussion on Nuclear Security with White House's Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

MacArthur Foundation President Robert Gallucci interviews Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, White House Coordinator for Defense Policy, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Arms Control, about advancing nuclear security and countering weapons of mass destruction in a Council on ... Read More
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MacArthur Announces More Than $3 Million in Grants to Support Efforts to Enhance Nuclear Security

This latest series of grants will build expertise in framing and analyzing nuclear security policy problems, informing decision-making, and communicating effectively with policymakers and the public. Read More
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Securing China's Nuclear Future

Chinese perceptions of the threat of nuclear terrorism and its actions to improve nuclear security are examined in a MacArthur-supported report by Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Read More
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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
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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
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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
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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