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Nuclear policy

Scholarly Publications

Arms Control, Compliance, and the Law

May 1988

The expected degree of compliance with agreements or treaties under negotiation must be inferred from the record of the past as well as from the expectations that are raised by the willingness of...

Does the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) require its non-nuclear-weapon members to permit inspection by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of nuclear activities that have not been reported to the IAEA?

April 1992

This analysis argues that the basic purpose of NPT safeguards—to verify compliance with an obligation not to "manufacture" nuclear weapons—could be easily thwarted if a non-nuclear-weapon party is...

Implications of a Comprehensive Test Ban for China's Security Policy

June 1997

This paper focuses on the impact of a comprehensive test ban on China's nuclear program and security policy.

Other Publications

Civil-Military Relations and Nuclear Weapons

June 1994

When a state develops a nuclear arsenal, these destructive weapons must be initially integrated into existing military forces and initially managed through existing civil and military institutions....

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.

Verifying the Agreed Framework

April 2001

A joint Stanford University-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team of scientists, nuclear engineers and arms control experts has concluded in a new study that North Korea's compliance with the...

Events

Agent Orange: The Toxic Trail

November 1, 2007

Jeanne Mager Stellman (speaker) has just recently joined the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn N.Y as Professor and Director of the...

CTBT Ratification and the Future of Nuclear Non-Proliferation: The 2007 Entry-Into-Force Conference

December 12, 2007

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a pivotal litmus test to determine a nation's "walking-the-walk dedication" on nonproliferation matters.

Research beyond the National Academy CTBT Study

February 1, 2005

After the 51-48 defeat of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty in the Senate, General John Shalikashvili (Former Chair, Joint Chiefs of Staff) commissioned the National Academy of Sciences to examine...

Projects

Lab-to-Lab Cooperation

Senior Fellow Siegfried Hecker was the director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory when the Soviet Union broke apart in 1991.
English

Reset Nuclear Waste Policy

The “Reset” initiative engages technical experts, government officials and members of the public in a series of focused discussions on the U.S. Waste Management Strategy and Policy.
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

Kristin Ven Bruusgaard Kristin Ven Bruusgaard Predoctoral Fellow
Eva Uribe Eva C. Uribe Postdoctoral Fellow
Yogesh Joshi Yogesh Joshi Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow
Anna Weichselbraun Anna M. Weichselbraun Postdoctoral Fellow
Sannia Abdullah Sannia Abdullah Postdoctoral Fellow
Gabriela Levikow CISAC Honors Student
Cameron Tracy Cameron Tracy Affiliate
Brad Roberts Brad Roberts Affiliate
David Clark David L. Clark Affiliate
Mark Gorenflo Mark Gorenflo Affiliate
Jamil Jaffer Jamil N. Jaffer Affiliate