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How the NTI Index Helps Improve Global Security

September 12, 2018

The NTI Index has encouraged important policy reform and metrics for nuclear security. Government officials have used the NTI Index to gauge their own progress. Media and the public have used it to help keep governments accountable. See examples below from the 2018 NTI Index and past NTI Indexes.

2018

Bloomberg TV: NTI Ranks 2018’s Biggest Nuclear Security Threats
The Economist: Nuclear Security is Improving Almost Everywhere
The India Times: India Ranks 19th In ‘Theft Rankings’ Regarding Nuclear Materials Security

2016

The New York Times: Nuclear Facilities in 20 Countries May Be Easy Targets for Cyberattacks
The Economist: How safe are countries’ nuclear materials

2014

The Associated Press: Study Cites ‘Dangerous Weak Link’ in Nuke Security
The Washington Post Editorial: The long slog toward a nuclear-free world
The New York Times Editorial: Increased Security for Nuclear Materials