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Policy: Reassess New Mexico's nuclear-waste repository

January 2016

For the past 15 years, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) has stored transuranic waste from the US nuclear-defense programme.

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...

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.

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.

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...

Security in a World with Expanding Nuclear Power

August 2008

Nuclear energy is a clean and relatively economical source of electricity, generating nearly one-sixth of the world’s electricity today.

Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

April 2008

In his testimony, Dr. Hecker comments on the National Nuclear Security Administration's Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation programs and 2009 budget request.

Report of Visit to North Korea to Senate Foreign Relations Committee

March 2008

On July 15, 2007, the DPRK shut down and sealed the key nuclear facilities at Yongbyon and allowed IAEA inspectors back to monitor the shut-down.

Report on North Korean Nuclear Program

November 2006

On Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, 2006, a delegation led by Prof. John W. Lewis, Stanford University, accompanied by Siegfried S. Hecker and Robert L. Carlin of Stanford University, and Charles L.

Preventing Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Terrorism: Essential Steps to Reduce the Availability of Nuclear-Explosive Materials

March 2005

This report proposes a set of initiatives aimed at stopping the spread of nuclear weapons to more countries and to non-state terrorist and criminal organizations.

Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation

December 2004

Herbert L. Abrams is one of 16 committee members who collaborated on this National Academy of Sciences report, known as Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation VII.

Biological Security in a Changed World

September 2001

The horrifying events of 11 September 2001 serve notice that civilization will confront severe challenges in the twenty-first century.

Microbe Warfare Hides the Enemy

August 2001

STANFORD, Calif.- For the past seven years, the United States has been negotiating a verification protocol to the Biological Weapons Convention of 1972, hoping to put teeth into the convention's...

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.

U.S. Standards for Protecting Weapons-Usable Fissile Material Compared to International Standards

October 1998

In the 1990s, global concern over illicit trafficking in nuclear material to terrorists and nation-states has intensified.

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...

Nuclear Verification Under the NPT: What Should It Cover--How Far May It Go?

April 1994

Strengthening Nuclear Non-Proliferation Security Assurances for Non-Nuclear-Weapons States

July 1992

The dissolution of the Soviet Union has brought new nuclear non-proliferation dangers and opportunities.

Who Inherited the Former Soviet Union's Obligations Under Arms Control Treaties with the United States?

March 1992

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.

People

Siegfried S. Hecker Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Gabrielle Hecht Gabrielle Hecht Senior Fellow Professor, History
Sarah Shirazyan Postdoctoral Fellow
Eva Uribe Eva C. Uribe 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