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The NTI website offers daily news and in-depth resources about the global threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and related issues, featuring:
Global Security Newswire - daily news on nuclear, biological and chemical weapons terrorism and related issues.
Country Profiles - overviews and in-depth profiles of selected countries' weapons programs.
Issues & Analysis - introductions and full briefs on a variety of relevant security issues.
Securing the Bomb - comprehensive threat reduction budget data and program analysis.
Source Documents - publications on nonproliferation issues by government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
WMD411 - an information resource on the threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and a range of policy options to reduce these threats.
Read the 2006 Annual Report (Acrobat Reader required)If you would like us to mail you a copy of NTI's 2006 Annual Report, click here
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The Nuclear Threat Initiative is working to reduce the global threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. NTI is co-chaired by Ted Turner and Sam Nunn.
Friday, January 4, 2008 Daily news on nuclear, biological and chemical weapons, terrorism and related issues reported by National Journal Group. Have GSN sent to your Inbox
Guards Found Sleeping at U.S. Nuclear Power Plant A guard at a Pennsylvania nuclear power plant videotaped other security personnel as they slept on the job last year, the Washington Post reported today (see GSN, Sept. 26, 2007).A CBS affiliate in New York City later aired the videotape, which showed Wackenhut Corp. security guards asleep against walls or hunched over tables at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in York County....Full Story
U.S. Received Nuclear List, North Korea Says North Korea said today that it provided the United States with a list of its nuclear programs in November, disputing claims that it has missed the Dec. 31 deadline, the Associated Press reported (see GSN, Jan. 3)....Full Story
Airplane Passengers Exposed to Tuberculosis Forty-four airline passengers might have been exposed to a strain of drug-resistant tuberculosis carried by a woman traveling from India to the United States last month, the Los Angeles Times reported yesterday (see GSN, Nov. 14, 2007)....Full Story
On 28 November 2007, police in Slovakia and Hungary arrested three people for allegedly trying to sell 1kg (2.2lb) of radioactive material. Since 1991, there have been over a dozen confirmed incidents of fissile material trafficking around the world. Read more
NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn praises U.S. commitment of $50 million to help create a low enriched uranium stockpile managed by the International Atomic Energy Agency. December 28, 2007Read the Statement
Statement of Former Senator Sam Nunn on the U.S. - Russian Joint Statement on Russian Plutonium DispositionNovember 19, 2007Read the Statement
NTI President Charles B. Curtis speaks on energy security, nuclear security and climate change at the International Conference on Energy and Global Security Cooperation in Gstaad, Switzerland.September 14, 2007.Read the Speech
NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn and U.S. Senator Richard Lugar Mark the 15th Anniversary of Nunn-Lugar CTR ProgramSam Nunn delivers a speech at the Spaso House in Moscow celebrating the 200th anniversary of US-Russian diplomatic relations.August 27, 2007.Read the Speech
"The Mountaintop: A World Free of Nuclear Weapons", by Sam NunnJune 14, 2007Recognizing that we have arrived at a dangerous tipping point in the nuclear era, Senator Nunn spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations about the path that he, George Shultz, Henry Kissinger and Bill Perry have charted for advancing the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons linked to specific steps to reduce nuclear dangers.Read the Speech
Watch Senator Nunn in conversation with Charlie Rose on June 18, 2007 Click here.
Senator Nunn Testifies Before House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Nuclear Weapons Policy and Nuclear Fuel AssurancesMay 10, 2007Read the StatementStatement by NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn on the DOE - Rosatom Agreement on a Sustainability Plan April 11, 2007Read the StatementRead DOE Announcement
Senator Nunn Testifies Before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Nuclear Weapons PolicyMarch 29, 2007 Read the Testimony
Southeast Asian Nations Conduct Joint Exercise in Cambodia to Improve Flu Pandemic Response Senior government officials from six Southeast Asian countries today completed a first-ever simulation exercise designed to test responses to a pandemic influenza emergency.Read the News Release
NTI Commits $50 Million to Create IAEA Nuclear Fuel Bank Proposal announced by NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn in Vienna, Austria would help create a low-enriched uranium stockpile to support nations that make the sovereign choice not to build indigenous nuclear fuel cycle capabilities.Read the News ReleaseRead the Speech
NTI and DOE Announce Key Nonproliferation Project with Kazakhstan Agreement to down-blend highly enriched uranium (HEU) and convert reactor is an important step in fulfilling the Kazakhstan President's pledge to rid his country of HEU.Read the News Release
9/11 Families, NTI Launch Campaign to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism; Want to Turn 9/11 Commission's 'D' into an 'A' NTI and "Families of September 11" have joined forces to launch a national public education campaign to raise awareness of the nuclear terrorism threat.Read the News Release
The Global Health and Security Initiative is working around the world to prevent, detect, and respond to biological threats.
Order a free DVD. This film is based on facts. Some events depicted may have already happened. Some may be happening now. All may happen in the near future if we don't act now to prevent them.To watch the movie trailer, click here.