Bipartisan National Security Officials Call on Congress to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

Howard Berman, Congressman (D-CA) 1983-2013; ADM Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence 2009-10; Tony Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State 2015-17; John Brennan, Director of the CIA 2013-17; Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security 2005-09; Jack Danforth, Senator (R-MO) 1976-95 Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy 2009-12; Slade Gorton, Senator (R-WA) 1981-87, 1989-2001; Chuck […]

First-Ever Study Finds Congressional Attention on Nuclear Security Waning as Nuclear Terrorism Threat Persists

For Immediate Release: July 26, 2016   Media Contacts: Nathan Sermonis, Executive Director, Partnership for a Secure America, (202) 293-8580; Jack Brosnan, Program Associate, Partnership for a Secure America, 202-293-8580; Kingston Reif, Director for Disarmament and Threat Reduction Policy. Arms Control Association, 202-463-8270 ext. 104; Tony Fleming, Director for Communications and Operations, Arms Control Association, 202-463-8270 ext. 110   (Washington, D.C.)—A new […]

PSA Launches New Video, Education Resources

We believe that nuclear issues did not lose their relevance when the Cold War ended. Families no longer construct fallout shelters in their backyards, but the United States still grapples with the challenges of protecting nuclear material and facilities from terrorists, and preventing more states from joining the nuclear club. Although officials with nuclear–related experience […]

Members of PSA Working Group Brief Vienna Diplomatic Community on Report’s Findings

Several of the participants in a 17-member international working group convened by Partnership for a Secure America briefed the diplomatic community in Vienna on the group’s study about how  the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) could work with non-state partners to enhance funding for the two activities of the IAEA that are traditionally under-funded: nuclear […]

PSA Convenes Expert Working Group, Suggests Changes to Improve IAEA Partnering Capacity

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2016 Washington, D.C.— An international Working Group convened by Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) released its final report examining ways in which non-state sources can help fund the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) nuclear security and  technical cooperation activities. The report, Strengthening the IAEA: Technical Cooperation and Nuclear Security, […]

Bipartisan Panel of Former U.S. Negotiators Urge Final Deal on Iran, Strong Verification

Two foremost experts on Iran expressed support for the interim agreement — the Joint Plan of Action — on Iran and President Obama’s current approach at a meeting on Capitol Hill today sponsored by the Partnership for a Secure America. “The policy is highly bipartisan,” said Nicholas Burns, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs […]