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The Nuclear Terrorism Threat - Preventing Catastrophe

By Angela Weaver

Recently a report was released by the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs outlining the terror threat facing U.S. nuclear facilities. The report focuses on analyzing risk assessment methods, arguing that those currently in place make it difficult to efficiently allocate resources that protect nuclear facilities, both private and federal, and as a result, the facilities…
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By Alexis Shklar


A turning point in the Russian-Iranian relationship could occur next month as Russian President Vladimir Putin prepares for his first talks with Iran since early July. President Putin’s aide confirmed that the Rouhani-Putin meeting will take place on September 13, 2013 in Kyrgyzstan during the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation…

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Interview with Dr. Clark Murdock, Director of the Project on Nuclear Issues and Senior Adviser, CSIS
Questions posed by Raj Pattani, Research Intern, Project on Nuclear Issues

Today marks the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.  We posed some questions to the director of the Project on Nuclear Issues, Dr. Clark Murdock, to ask him about his personal views on nuclear policy as we reflect on the implications of the first use of a…

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