President Nazarbayev outlined his vision for a secure nuclear future, with a special focus on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), the role of the IAEA Fuel Bank, and international efforts to curb nuclear terrorism.
Ahead of the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, a new report presents a stark choice: Will the world recommit to continuous improvement in strengthening nuclear security, or will efforts decline and the danger of nuclear terrorism grow?
The IAEA will meet on whether Iran has come clean about trying to build nuclear weapons—and whether the nuclear deal will move forward.
3-D printing may enable the most sensitive pieces of a nuclear weapons program to be more easily produced and transferred undetected around the globe.
South Korea will chair several major meetings of the international nonproliferation regime in the coming years. Will this drive the country to develop its nuclear expertise?
Europe’s role in and response to the Iran deal has been a major issue during the current congressional debate. Will European nations increase their nuclear-related sanctions against Iran if Congress rejects the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in hope of a “better deal?”
Pakistan’s military leadership can choose to accept success in achieving a “strategic” deterrent against India, or it can choose to continue to compete with India in the pursuit of “full spectrum” deterrence.
The 2015 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference brought together over 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations to discuss emerging trends in nuclear nonproliferation, disarmament, deterrence, and nuclear energy.
Some are calling for the Obama administration to retaliate by backing out of this or other arms-control treaties. There are better options.
The epithet “Cold War,” as applied to nuclear strategy, is almost never meant kindly. No part of the intellectual inheritance from the Cold War is more frequently maligned than the concept of strategic stability.