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Nuclear Safety

Scholarly Publications

Comparative Analysis of Approaches to the Protection of Fissile Materials, A

May 1998

From the preface: "Events in recent years have caused heightened concern about the security of weapons-usable nuclear material.

An Alternative Framework for the Control of Nuclear Materials

May 1999

The decade of the 1990s has seen renewed concerns over nuclear proliferation, both horizontal and vertical.

Can Strategic Partners Be Nuclear Rivals?

February 1997

Transcript of the first in a series of lectures on  "The U.S.-Russian Strategic Partnership: Premature or Overdue?" This discussion focused on what Russia and the United States might do to...

Other Publications

Ending the Threat of Nuclear Attack

May 1997

Late last year, we noted the tenth anniversary of what was probably the most remarkable of all the meetings between an American president and his Soviet counterpart, the Reykjavik Summit of October...

Next Steps in the Creation of an Accidental Nuclear War Prevention Center

December 1983

In early 1983, members of Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control met to discuss ideas on the establishment of a joint U.S.-U.S.S.R.

Cox Committee Report, The: An Assessment

December 1999

The Cox Commission of the U.S. Congress was established in June 1998 to investigate concerns over Chinese acquisition of sensitive U.S.

News

Former national laboratory director to join CISAC as visiting professor

August 2005

Siegfried S. Hecker, a senior fellow and emeritus director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will join CISAC as a visiting professor in 2005-2006.

CISAC awards 14 honors certificates in international security studies

June 2007

CISAC awarded honors certificates in international security studies to 14 undergraduates.

Toward a Nuclear-Free World

January 2008

A Wall Street Journal op-ed by former Secretaries of State George Shultz and Henry Kissinger, former Defense Secretary William Perry, former Senator Sam Nunn and other leading security experts...

Events

Security and the Growth of Nuclear Power

October 17, 2007

This summer the DOE Energy Information Agency released its study of the McCain/Lieberman Climate Stewardship bill, concluding that the largest single effect of these carbon controls would be the...

The Evolution of Pakistani and Indian Nuclear Doctrine

October 11, 2007

Scott Sagan (speaker) is a professor of political science and co-director of Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation.

The Emerging 2030 Vision for Nuclear Weapons Stockpile and Infrastructure Transformation

January 17, 2006

John Harvey has served since March 2001 as director of the Policy Planning Staff of the National Nuclear Security Administration.

Projects

Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Safety, and the Transport of Hazardous Material

Under the leadership of CISAC Consulting Professor George Bunn and Fritz Steinhausler (University of Salzburg), a visiting professor at CISAC and IIS, the European Forum and CISAC co-sponsored...
English

Strengthening Security and Stability in South Asia

Through research and track-two diplomacy, CISAC scholars seek to identify policy oriented, cooperative measures aimed at fostering effective dialogue between Pakistan and India in an effort to...
English

Nuclear Risk Reduction

The Nuclear Risk Reduction initiative engages technical and policy experts to reduce nuclear risks by promoting collaboration between the United States and Russia, China and Pakistan.
English

Multimedia

America’s Nuclear Waste – No Solution in Sight

January 2016

America’s nuclear waste is accumulating at over seventy sites in 39 states – but there is no clear way forward for its final disposal. An international cast of experts explains how the U.S.

People

Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Siegfried S. Hecker Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Gabrielle Hecht Gabrielle Hecht Senior Fellow Professor, History
Eva Uribe Eva C. Uribe Postdoctoral Fellow
Sarah Shirazian Sarah Shirazyan Postdoctoral Fellow
Neil Narang Affiliate
Cameron Tracy Cameron Tracy Affiliate
David Clark David L. Clark Affiliate
Elliot Serbin Elliot Serbin Research Assistant to Siegfried Hecker