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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 […]

22 Countries Have Weapons Usable Material: What Could Go Wrong?

Monday, October 22nd – Partnership for a Secure America, the Arms Control Association, and Hudson Institute held the third and final event of The Nuclear Security Forum. Alarmed by nuclear smuggling and terrorist efforts to acquire WMD, world leaders have strengthened standards to protect dangerous materials but theft, trafficking, and terrorism remain potent problems. This briefing […]

Interactive Tech Fair on Nuclear Detection & Response

Friday, October 12th – Partnership for a Secure America, the Arms Control Association, Hudson Institute, and the National Nuclear Security Administration hosted the second event of the Nuclear Security Forum. This workshop explored U.S. government capabilities for preventing, detecting, and responding to nuclear and radiological terrorism threats. Attendees had the opportunity to engage directly with […]

Report Authors Present Findings to Fissile Materials Working Group

Thursday, October 4th – Authors of the report “Empowering Congress on Nuclear Security: Blueprints for a New Generation” presented the findings of their joint study and report to the Fissile Materials Working Group. The Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG), is a coalition of 80 civil society organizations from around the world working to provide actionable […]

Nuclear Security Report Launch on Capitol Hill

Thursday, July 26th – Partnership for a Secure America and the Arms Control Association launched an innovative, first of its kind report examining congressional activity on nuclear security at a private event on Capitol Hill. The report, Empowering Congress on Nuclear Security: Blueprints for a New Generation assesses current congressional staff attitudes about nuclear security and […]

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 […]