Non-Proliferation

Nuclear Reactor Security Risk: Middle East and Gulf Region

By Dr. Paul Dorfman, Honorary Senior Research Associate at the UCL Energy Institute, University College London The Middle East and Gulf region faces unique challenges...

Innovative Virtual Methods to Continue Cooperating on Key Nuclear Security Issues during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

By Ms. Alexandra Meehan, Foreign Specialist at the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration By March 2020, all international travel was effectively halted...

How Could the Current Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime Be Improved?

By Mr. Nicolò Brugnera, Analyst at IB Consultancy Introduction Since 1945 the world came to appreciate the destructive power of nuclear weapons. The uncontrolled proliferation of...

Radiological and Nuclear Defense – Not Just a Cold War Problem

By BG (Ret.) William King and COL (Ret.) Ron Fizer The WMD National Security threats and consequences such as those posed by nuclear or radiological...

Enhancing New Paradigms in Nuclear Security

By Prof. Natividad Carpintero-Santamaría, General Secretary of the Instituto de Fusión Nuclear "Guillermo Velarde" Nuclear security is paramount for global security, and assessing its threats...

Maintaining the Balance Between Development and Nuclear Security

By Ms. Ingrid Kirsten, Senior Research Associate at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Introduction When talking about enhancing nuclear security, we must consider the...

Nuclear tests: Lessons Learned and Long-Lasting Challenges

By Elisa Morin, Consultant, IB Consultancy Although nuclear testing might sound like an outdated topic to most of us today, it still plays a significant...

The Permanent Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

The need of remembering this "Sword of Damocles" among other trending CBRN threats By Maj. Julio Ortega Garcia, Operations in Strategics and Plans Section, Defence...

Joe Biden, the US and the fight against nuclear terrorism

By Benjamin Hautecouverture, Senior Research Fellow, Foundation for Strategic Research, France At the virtual 2021 Munich Security Conference, the new US President Joe Biden declared:...

Nuclear weapons are finally outlawed; next step is disarmament

By Dr. Eirini Giorgou, Legal Adviser, Arms and Conduct of Hostilities, International Committee of the Red Cross For more than 75 years, almost half of...

Strategic Uncertainty: Risks Associated With Unilateral Nuclear Reductions

By Mr. Donald E. Parman, Office of R&D Director, Integration Division, International Innovation and Interagency Programs INTRODUCTION Throughout the long history of warfare and regardless...

A 21st Century Perspective on Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Terrorism

By Prof. Natividad Carpintero-Santamaría, General Secretary of the Instituto de Fusión Nuclear “Guillermo Velarde”, Spain. The 21st century is characterized by a complex international scenario...

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