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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
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How a Huge U.S. Nonproliferation Program Became a Major Proliferation Concern

An ambitious federal project to convert weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel is one of the most troubled, technically complex, costly, and controversial efforts to secure nuclear material, according to the first in a series ... Read More
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"North Korea... Again" a Commentary by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci

In a Huffington Post Op-Ed, Gallucci shares his thoughts on dealing with an increasingly belligerent North Korea. Read More
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The Stimson Center

Applying analysis and outreach to address global security challenges The Stimson Center drives pragmatic solutions to build international peace and security through a unique combination of analysis and outreach. By engaging policymakers, policy implementers, and civil ... Read More
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MacArthur President Robert Gallucci Addresses ASAN Nuclear Forum

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci speaks about nuclear security in his keynote address at the ASAN Nuclear Forum in Seoul, South Korea. Read More

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci Addresses Bryn Mawr College

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci speaks about the importance of dialogue between international relations scholarship and policy. Read More
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A Storage Solution for the Back-End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

With civil nuclear energy expanding, the Global Nuclear Future initiative of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences reports on the importance of the back-end of the nuclear cycle and proposes a regional storage facility for ... Read More

Seminar Series Addresses U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy Issues

With MacArthur support, the series “Informing the National Security Agenda” is organized in conjunction with the American Enterprise Institute and the New America Foundation. Read More

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Stephanie Platz

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