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Bloomberg TV: NTI Ranks 2018’s Biggest Nuclear Security Threats [Transcript]

Sep. 12, 2018

Ernest Moniz, co-chair and chief executive officer at Nuclear Threat Initiative and former U.S. Secretary of Energy, spoke with Bloomberg’s David Westin...

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How the NTI Index Helps Improve Global Security

Sep. 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...

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Important Nuclear Security Progress Now in Jeopardy, According to 2018 NTI Index

Sep. 5, 2018

Countries Poorly Prepared to Defend Against Evolving Cyber Threats WASHINGTON, DC—After years of progress on nuclear security, the fourth edition of the NTI...

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Foreword by Ernest J. Moniz

Sep. 4, 2018

The news out of Belgium was chilling: within days of deadly terrorist bombings at the Brussels airport and subway, authorities dramatically increased security...

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The Value of Publishing Nuclear Security Regulations

Sep. 3, 2018

A country that publishes its laws, license requirements, and regulations supports confidence in its nuclear security. Countries can make regulations and...

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The Importance of Peer Review

Sep. 3, 2018

  One of the most valuable steps toward improving a country’s nuclear security is a peer review by another country or by an international organization...

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UNSCR 1540 Implementation

Sep. 3, 2018

With the goal of preventing non-state actors from developing or acquiring weapons of mass destruction, United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1540,...

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Security in Emerging Nuclear Energy Countries

Sep. 3, 2018

UAE Dosimetry Lab, image courtesy of IAEA The future for civilian nuclear power is promising but comes with potential security risks. Data collected for the...

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What Is the “Risk Environment” for Nuclear Security?

Sep. 3, 2018

The NTI Index takes a holistic view of nuclear security, including a Risk Environment category that measures indicators of political stability, effective...

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Cyber Threat to Nuclear Facilities

Sep. 3, 2018

The cyber threat has expanded exponentially in recent years. A series of damaging, high-profile attacks has made headlines around the world, and recent attacks...

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Infographics, News

Signatories to International Treaties Supporting Nuclear Security

Sep. 1, 2018

The 2005 Amendment to the CPPNM is the only international legal agreement that requires countries to protect their materials. ICSANT commits states to...

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Infographics, News

Theft Ranking Score Changes

Sep. 1, 2018

Of countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, only North Korea declined in its Theft Ranking score. The height of each bar indicates the total score...

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For Professors: Updated Curriculum Based on NTI Index Now Available

Nov. 2, 2016

An updated education module based on the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit is now available. The module provides a two-session curriculum on nuclear materials...

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NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn Statement on the Successful Removal of All Highly Enriched Uranium from Poland

Sep. 27, 2016

At the 60th IAEA General Conference, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced the successful repatriation of 61 kilograms of Russian-origin highly...

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#NSS2016 Wrap-Up

Apr. 4, 2016

We’re putting the NTI Summit Pop-Up Blog (and our fabulous yak photo) to bed today after an exciting and productive few weeks leading up to and during...

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French Translation of the 2016 NTI Index

Apr. 1, 2016

Click here to download the French translation of the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index report’s foreword, executive summary, and select country...

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#NSS2016-Related News Media Roundup

Mar. 31, 2016

The national and international news media is all over the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit now that it’s underway in Washington. In case you missed these reports...

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Nunn, Browne Speak at #NSS2016 side summits

Mar. 30, 2016

Former Senator Sam Nunn kicked off the Nuclear Industry Summit 2016 early today with a speech urging industry leaders to step up work to improve security...

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2016 Nuclear Security Summit-related Activity Picks Up

Mar. 29, 2016

Nuclear Security Summit-related events and initiatives ramped up Tuesday, as senior Obama Administration officials briefed reporters on Summit plans, U.S....

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Correction in Sabotage Ranking

Mar. 29, 2016

CORRECTION IN SABOTAGE RANKING March 28, 2016 There are three small scoring errors in the sabotage ranking affecting Iran, Israel, and North Korea. Due to a...

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Infographics, News

How the NTI Index Measures Nuclear Security Conditions

Jan. 11, 2016

The NTI Nuclear Security Index Theft Ranking assessed countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials based on five categories. Countries without materials...

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History of States Eliminating Weapons-Usable Nuclear Materials

Jan. 11, 2016

Efforts to eliminate all weapons-usable nuclear material began in 1992 when the United Nations Special Commission removed all HEU from Iraq after the Gulf...

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Military Materials: A Critical Gap in Global Nuclear Security Efforts

Jan. 11, 2016

Today, nearly 2,000 metric tons of weapons-usable nuclear materials—highly enriched uranium and plutonium—remain stored in hundreds of facilities, some...

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Status of Key Nuclear Security Treaties

Jan. 11, 2016

Two key international legal agreements relate to nuclear security: the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) and its 2005...

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What Are Nuclear Materials?

Jan. 7, 2016

This resource explains the basic science behind nuclear materials and how they can be used for energy or for weapons.

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Infographics

Infographic: NTI Recommendations

Jan. 7, 2014

Urgent action is needed by states and the global community to prevent the theft of weapons-usable nuclear material. This infographic captures NTI’s...

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Watch the 2016 NTI Index Launch

Feb. 4, 2016

NTI launched the third edition of its Nuclear Security Index in Washington, D.C. on January 14, 2016. The event featured former U.S. Senator and NTI...

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VIDEO: Sabotage – Facing the Threat

Jan. 13, 2016

Imagine an intentional catastrophe at a nuclear facility with a release of radiation as bad as or worse than the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power...

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VIDEO: Preventing Terrorists from Going Nuclear

Jan. 13, 2016

It’s the security threat that keeps leaders awake at night: catastrophic nuclear terrorism. But are leaders doing enough? A new 2016 NTI Index video...

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VIDEO: Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

Jan. 15, 2014

This short motion-graphic video describes three real-world nuclear security breaches and the steps to prevent terrorists from getting a nuclear weapon.

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VIDEO: Watch the Nuclear Materials Security Index Release Press Conference

Jan. 8, 2014

Watch the Press Conference for the release of the 2014 NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index

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VIDEO: Eliminating Dangerous Nuclear Materials

Jan. 7, 2014

This video applauds seven countries for removing their weapons-usable nuclear materials since 2012.

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VIDEO: Commentary from the 2014 NTI Index’s International Panel of Experts

Jan. 6, 2014

Hear about the role of the NTI Index, what it includes, and how it contributes to global nuclear materials security from members of the NTI Index’s...

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