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US-Russia rift threatens science ties that keep us safe

December 2016

Siegfried Hecker describes Russia's systematic termination of nuclear cooperation with the United States and the harmful consequences that this could have for both countries.

Hecker & Milani: Stop killing Iranian nuclear scientists

January 2015

CISAC's Siegfried Hecker and Abbas Milani note in this article for the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists that for merely working in their field of expertise, Iranian nuclear scientists face perils and...

Iran's Path to Nuclear Peace

January 2014

CISAC and FSI Senior Fellows Siegfried Hecker and Bill Perry write in this OpEd in The New York Times that Iran has little to show for its 50-year pursuit of a nuclear program.

Is the nonproliferation agenda stuck in the Cold War?

October 2013

CISAC affiliate and former postdoctoral fellow, Francesca Giovannini, and SIPRI Arms Control Fellow, Amy J.

My Personal Journey at the Nuclear Brink

June 2013

CISAC Faculty Member and former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry tells the story of how he became a nuclear weapons abolitionist.

Requiem for a Realist: Remembering the nuclear strategist

May 2013

Scott Sagan, in this piece for Foreign Policy, remembers his longtime friend and colleague Kenneth Waltz. Waltz passed away on May 13.

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, U.S. House of Representatives

April 2013

CISAC Affiliate Rodney Ewing, Chairman of the U.S.

A History of KEDO 1994-2006

July 2012

Exposure to Low-­‐Dose Radiation: We Need Social Discussion for Risk Judgment

February 2012

For a copy of the original article in Japanese, please contact Toshihiro Higuchi at th233@stanford.edu.

Nuclear Power post-Fukushima? (Presentation)

December 2011

Nuclear weapons' future ripe for discussion

December 2011

The supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement on debt reduction will probably result in unexpected reductions of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

Fukushima and the Inevitability of Accidents

November 2011

Abstract Governments regulate risky industrial systems such as nuclear power plants in hopes of making them less risky, and a variety of formal and informal warning systems can help society avoid...

Technology Can Nudge Climate Change Politics

October 2011

Reducing carbon-dioxide emissions is primarily a political problem, rather than a technological one.

Nuclear Zero? Why Not Nuclear Infinity?

July 2011

Source: Wall Street Journal The world would not be safer if the U.S. had no nuclear weapons.

How China views US nuclear policy

May 2011

Article Highlights Although Chinese academics and military officers praised some aspects of the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, they continue to view US nuclear policy with suspicion.

Can We Unlearn the Bomb?

May 2011

Underestimating nuclear accident risks: Why are rare events so common?

May 2011

North Korea's Yongbyon Nuclear Complex: A Report by Siegfried S. Hecker

November 2010

Excerpt: "On November 12, during my most recent visit to the Yongbyon Nuclear Complex with Stanford University colleagues John W.

“Re: Some Nukes”, a letter in response to Hendrik Hertzberg’s article of March 22, 2010

April 2010

Hendrik Hertzberg writes that the end of the Cold War and the coming of global warming have brought about increased support for nuclear power, even among some environmentalists (The Talk of the...

Reframing Nuclear De-Alert: Decreasing the Operational Readiness of U.S. and Russian Arsenals

December 2009

Executive Summary of Report Nearly twenty years after the end of the Cold War, Russia and the United States continue to maintain hundreds of nuclear weapons capable of striking the other side, and...

Consolidating Fissile Materials in Russia's Nuclear Complex

May 2009

Russia has the world’s largest stocks of weapon-usable fissile materials.

Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea

January 2009

It possesses nuclear weapons and missiles to deliver them, and despite some progress, it is by no means clear that the ongoing six-party talks will be able to reveal the full extent of the country...

People

Scott D. Sagan Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
David Holloway, CISAC David Holloway Senior Fellow Professor, History, Professor, Political Science
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Neil Narang Affiliate
Eva Uribe Eva C. Uribe Affiliate
Lynn Eden Lynn Eden Affiliate
Elliot Serbin Elliot Serbin Research Assistant to Siegfried Hecker