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    • Event

    Debating Disarmament: Bridging the Gap in the Nuclear Order

    The nuclear order is under pressure as the distance between nonaligned states and nuclear weapon states grows.

    • Report

    Addressing Nonstrategic Nuclear Forces

    No issue in the area of European military security is more important or more vexed than that of nonstrategic nuclear weapons.

    • Op-Ed

    Five Ideas That Died in 2011

    In 2011, a number of conceptions about the way the world is run took a serious hit, including the idea that inequality must be accepted and that national interests should be above electoral ambition.

    • Q&A

    Containing the Iranian Nuclear Threat

    While new allegations call the peaceful intentions of Iran’s nuclear program into greater question, China and Russia are unlikely to agree to sanctions they view as crippling.

    • Verification Challenges

      • James M. Acton
      • July 25, 2011
      • 23rd United Nations Conference on Disarmament Issues

      A regime to verify the abolition of nuclear weapons requires three distinct components: the verification that declared civilian nuclear materials are not weaponized, the dismantlement of declared warheads, and the absence of undeclared nuclear warheads.

      • Event

      Deterrence During Disarmament: Deep Nuclear Reductions and International Security

      After two decades of stagnation, Russia and the United States have pledged their support for reductions in nuclear warheads. But the vision of mutual disarmament remains plagued by doubts on all sides.

      • Proliferation Analysis

      NPT 2010-2015: The Way Forward

      • Sameh Aboul-Enein
      • March 31, 2011

      Success at the 2015 Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference depends on genuine progress toward disarmament by nuclear weapon states and global and regional commitment to the creation of a nuclear weapons free zone in the Middle East.

      • Event

      2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

      • March 29, 2011
      • Washington, D.C.

      The 2011 conference focused on new actors and new agendas, reflecting the need to develop cooperative responses to challenges being posed by changing technology, distributions of political power, interest in nuclear energy, and security conditions in key regions.

      • Report

      Low Numbers: A Practical Path to Deep Nuclear Reductions

      As U.S. policy seeks to create the conditions that would allow for deep reductions in nuclear arsenals, the United States and Russia can undertake a practical approach to their stockpiles to 500 nuclear warheads each and those of other nuclear-armed states to no more than about half that number.

      • Fissile Materials and Disarmament

        • James M. Acton
        • March 23, 2011
        • Getting to Zero: The Path to Nuclear Disarmament

        Verifying nuclear disarmament poses an unprecedented technical challenge, given the lingering uncertainty over whether states have retained militarily significant stockpiles of fissile material.

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        James M. Acton
        Co-director
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Acton is co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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        Shahram Chubin
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Chubin, who is based in Geneva, focuses his research on nonproliferation, terrorism, and Middle East security issues. He was director of studies at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland, from 1996 to 2009.
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        Toby Dalton
        Co-director
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Dalton is the co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. An expert on nonproliferation and nuclear energy, his work addresses regional security challenges and the evolution of the global nuclear order.
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        Pierre Goldschmidt
        Nonresident Senior Associate
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Goldschmidt is a nonresident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.
      • expert thumbnail - Hibbs
        Mark Hibbs
        Senior Fellow
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Hibbs is a Germany-based senior fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program. His areas of expertise are nuclear verification and safeguards, multilateral nuclear trade policy, international nuclear cooperation, and nonproliferation arrangements.
      • expert thumbnail - Jang
        Se Young Jang
        Nonresident Scholar
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Se Young Jang is a nonresident scholar in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
      • expert thumbnail - Kassenova
        Togzhan Kassenova
        Fellow
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Kassenova is a fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment.
      • expert thumbnail - Kühn
        Ulrich Kühn
        Nonresident Scholar
        Ulrich Kühn is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a senior research associate at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP).
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        Tomoko Kurokawa
        Nonresident Scholar
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Kurokawa is a nonresident scholar in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program.
      • expert thumbnail - Levite
        Ariel (Eli) Levite
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.
      • expert thumbnail - Bin
        Li Bin
        Senior Fellow
        Nuclear Policy Program and Asia Program
        Li is a senior fellow working jointly in the Nuclear Policy Program and Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
      • expert thumbnail - Narang
        Vipin Narang
        Nonresident Scholar
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Vipin Narang is a nonresident scholar in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
      • expert thumbnail - Perkovich
        George Perkovich
        Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Chair
        Vice President for Studies
        Perkovich works primarily on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation issues; cyberconflict; and new approaches to international public-private management of strategic technologies.
      • expert thumbnail - Topychkanov
        Petr Topychkanov
        Fellow
        Nonproliferation Program
        Moscow Center
        Topychkanov is a fellow in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program.
      • expert thumbnail - Ülgen
        Sinan Ülgen
        Visiting Scholar
        Carnegie Europe
        Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
      • expert thumbnail - Volpe
        Tristan Volpe
        Nonresident Fellow
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Tristan Volpe is a nonresident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and assistant professor of defense analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School.
      • expert thumbnail - Wolfsthal
        Jon Wolfsthal
        Nonresident Scholar
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Jon Wolfsthal is a nonresident scholar with the Nuclear Policy Program.
      • expert thumbnail - Yoshida
        Fumihiko Yoshida
        Nonresident Scholar
        Nuclear Policy Program
        Fumihiko Yoshida is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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        Tong Zhao
        Fellow
        Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
        Tong Zhao is a fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program based at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.
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