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Scientific Collaboration May Help North Korea Evade Sanctions

An analysis of published studies emerging from collaborations between North Korean and foreign scientists found that these open research collaborations enable the country to evade some sanctions.
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Recommendations for Nuclear Waste Management

Metatext: A report on U.S. nuclear waste policy recommends establishing an independent, nonprofit entity tasked with nuclear waste management with a final goal of long-term disposal. Grantees: Stanford University’s Center for International Security and ...
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Congressional Leadership on Nuclear Threats

Director of Nuclear Challenges Emma Belcher discusses efforts to reduce the risks posed by nuclear weapons through fostering knowledge and bipartisanship on the issue.

"Facing Nuclear Reality, 35 Years After The Day After"

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Related Grantee: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

"How to Make Peace a Relevant Cause for Millennials"

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Related Grantee: Ploughshares Fund
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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.
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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 ...
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Covering Nuclear Issues: A Workshop for Journalists

A Nieman Foundation workshop exposed journalists to leading experts and practical instruction for covering nuclear issues in their reporting.
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Report Explores Possible Contingencies for Iranian Nuclear Deal

European cooperation could create avenues to push forward on the Iranian nuclear deal—absent United States support—while leaving the door open for future U.S. participation, according to a report by the International Crisis Group.
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Comprehensive History of North Korea’s Nuclear Program

The Center for International Security and Cooperation has published an extensive literature review that provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of North Korea’s nuclear program.

Staff

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
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Emma Belcher

Director
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Janice A. Dunbar

Senior Grants Manager
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Theo Kalionzes

Program Officer
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Angela Schlater

Program Officer

Amini Jackson

Administrator
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Sean Harder

Communications Officer
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Joanna Cohen

Senior Evaluation Officer
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