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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 ...

"Obama: The Anti-Anti-Nuke President"

The New York Times
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New Commitment to Address Nuclear Threats by Reducing Availability and Use of Weapons-usable Material

To address the nuclear threat, Nuclear Challenges will support efforts to identify political and technical solutions that reduce the world’s reliance on highly enriched uranium and plutonium.
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Nuclear Experts Summit to Focus on Eliminating Weapons-Usable Material

A gathering of 200 nuclear security experts from nearly 50 countries will highlight the importance of minimizing and eliminating weapons-usable materials, achieving a comprehensive nuclear security regime, and establishing sustainable nuclear security governance.
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Preview Screening of "Command and Control"

Command and Control is a documentary thriller that focuses on the long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980.
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Voluntary Consensus Standards Can Establish Efficient and Safe Nuclear Operations

The increase of climate change and energy security concerns are resulting in countries looking to nuclear power for electricity needs, according to a study by the Stimson Center.
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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 ...

Staff

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Jasmine Walker

Team Administrator
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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

Megan Wildebour

Team Coordinator
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Sean Harder

Communications Officer
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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer