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Index Shows Need to Invest in Nuclear Security

In its biennial Nuclear Security Index, the Nuclear Threat Initiative finds a reduction in weapons-usable materials and that 78 percent of countries at risk for sabotage of nuclear facilities have improved preventative security measures. Read More
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Supporting Evidence-Based Work to Reduce Nuclear Threats

In the lead-up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, MacArthur and other U.S. foundations supported civil society organizations working to reduce the risk from nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction ... Read More
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Interactive Website Highlights Key Verification Measures in Iran Deal

The Nuclear Threat Initiative has created an interactive website detailing the most crucial monitoring and verification requirements of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. Read More
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Report Says Dirty Bomb Threat Must Be Addressed

Most of the 23 countries that pledged at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit to secure radiological materials have fulfilled that commitment or are on track to do so by the end of 2016, according to the ... Read More
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Nuclear Materials Security Index Warns of Slowing Progress

The Nuclear Threat Initiative’s third public assessment of nuclear materials security conditions around the world finds that progress on reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear terrorism has slowed and major gaps remain in the global ... Read More
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MacArthur Awards $13.4 Million to Study and Support Enhanced Nuclear Security

Much of the new funding will help to train and support an elite group of nuclear experts to make policy recommendations for preventing nuclear terrorism and enhancing nuclear non-proliferation. Read More
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Nuclear Materials Security Index Released

MacArthur grantee the Nuclear Threat Initiative released the first-of-its-kind, public baseline assessment of the status of nuclear materials security conditions in 176 countries Read More

Deterrence in the Age of Nuclear Proliferation

George Shultz, William Perry, Henry Kissinger, and Sam Nunn call for nations to begin moving now toward a new, safer, and more stable form of deterrence with decreasing nuclear risks. Read More
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MacArthur Awards $4 Million to Help Reduce the Threat of Nuclear Weapons

MacArthur announced six grants totaling nearly $4 million for efforts to prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen regional nuclear stability in South Asia. Read More

New Documentary Explores Nuclear Dangers

Nuclear Tipping Point examines contemporary nuclear dangers and features interviews. Read More

Obama Announces Nonproliferation Agenda

President Obama has announced new commitments to reducing the world’s stockpiles of nuclear weapons and preventing their spread, goals which have been advanced by MacArthur grantees since the mid-1980s. Read More

North Korea Agrees to Collaborate to Fight Tuberculosis

With support from MacArthur and grantee the Nuclear Threat Initiative, Stanford University has secured North Korea’s approval for collaboration with U.S. experts in combating tuberculosis (TB). North Korea has the highest incidence of TB ... Read More
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