Citizens to Stop Nuclear Terrorism

CITIZENS TO STOP NUCLEAR TERRORISM

We are actively campaigning to educate elected officials and the public about the nature of the threat of nuclear terrorism and steps that must be taken to ensure that terrorists bent on staging a devastating nuclear 9/11 against the United States never can carry out their plans.
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June 23, 2010

Another six old former Soviet strategic nuclear warheads deactivated under Nunn-Lugar

June 21, 2010

South Korea seeks to boost its role in the anti-WMD campaign

June 16, 2010

U.S. to help Malta detect and seize any trafficked nuclear materials at a major port

Vietnam prohibits illicit sales, transfers, purchases or possession of nuclear materials

June 10, 2010

Former Sen. Sam Nunn warns of nuclear terrorism threat on The Colbert Report

Senior U.S. official says federal government must focus more on WMD response

June 9, 2010

U.S. lab reveals nuclear response capabilities to help countries thwart terrorism

June 8, 2010

IAEA is assessing claim that Myanmar is establishing a nuclear weapons program

U.S., European Union adopt counterterrorism declaration

June 4, 2010

Justice Department says WMD readiness must be improved around Washington, D.C.

U.S., Russia discuss procedures to guard nuclear sites

June 3, 2010

Russia says terrorists seeking nuclear materials

Op-Ed: Don't gamble with America's future

Report: Total of operational nuclear weapons in eight nations dips from previous year

June 2, 2010

Report: Justice Department unprepared to safeguard public after a WMD terrorist strike

June 1, 2010

Former 9/11 commission chief says intelligence gaps leave U.S. vulnerable to terrorism

May 27, 2010

Getting the right budget for "loose nukes:" Part I

May 19, 2010

Nuclear terror drill held in Los Angeles

May 17, 2010

Britain investigating company suspected of supplying Iran with "dirty bomb" material

May 13, 2010

The nuclear security summit: Achievements and agenda for action

Testimony: "Nuclear terrorism is one of the most challenging threats to global security"

Video: World leaders pledge to act against nuclear terrorism

The nuclear security summit: Highlights of commitments from different countries

May 13, 2010

Report: Concerns about terrorism expressed at nuclear security summit

May 11, 2010

Expert warns that nuclear waste in Australia could be a terrorist target

March 18, 2010

FBI chief says Al-Qaida still pursuing WMD, posing a "serious threat" to U.S.

March 16, 2010

Analysis: Funding the fight against nuclear terrorism

March 11, 2010

Op-Ed: Facing the nuclear terrorism threat

Leaders of key Congress panel doubt if four-year goal to secure nuke weapons can be met

March 9, 2010

Preliminary analysis of FY11 funding request for international WMD security programs

March 5, 2010

Russia says Mexico will join global nuclear counterterrorism group

March 2, 2010

Homeland Security Department scales back development of new radiation detectors

March 1, 2010

Obama administration may accelerate disassembly of older nuclear weapons

February 28, 2010

Obama administration considers new nuclear weapons strategy

February 26, 2010

More money, leadership needed to fulfill pledge to secure nuclear materials in four years

February 24, 2010

Three former Soviet strategic nuclear warheads dismantled under Nunn-Lugar initiative

February 22, 2010

Main U.S. counterterrorism center hit by flawed staffing, internal cultural clashes

February 18, 2010

U.S., Slovakia train to prevent illicit trafficking of weapons-grade nuclear materials

February 17, 2010

Opinion: Three steps to reducing nuclear terrorism

February 16, 2010

Biden disputes Cheney's assertions that nuclear terrorism is a likely threat to the U.S.

February 12, 2010

Pentagon might shift command responsibility for combating WMD spread

February 10, 2010

Controlling the nuclear threat must be a top priority

February 7, 2010

Clinton fears terrorists with weapons of mass destruction

October 6, 2009

Book says British intelligence believes terrorists seeking weapons of mass destruction

U.S. experts urge Obama administration to accelerate securing fissile materials

October 2, 2009

Iran signals willingness to send low-enriched uranium to France, Russia for refinement

U.S. deploys radiation to detectors to ports in Israel, Malaysia, Portugal and Taiwan

Nuclear material moved from Livermore Lab to five more secure government sites

October 1, 2009

U.S., Russia hold nuclear security talks, tour nuclear facility

September 30, 2009

Nine more nuclear-capable missiles eliminated under Nunn-Lugar program

September 28, 2009

Reactors in Wisconsin and Idaho stop using highly enriched uranium

September 25, 2009

U.N. Security Council adopts resolution securing all nuclear materials within four years

U.N. Security Council Resolution 1887

September 24, 2009

Russia completes 75 percent of its conversion of highly enriched uranium

Op-ed: Allow interdiction of ships suspected of carrying nuclear materials

September 21, 2009

How U.S. removed 24 nuclear bombs worth of highly enriched uranium from Kazakhstan

GAO warns of lax security at some foreign research reactors

GAO report: FEMA has not issued recovery plans in case of radiological, nuclear attack

September 16, 2009

Iceland, Morocco sign on in support of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism

U.S. intelligence community sets WMD priorities for the next four years

September 15, 2009

Russian-made highly enriched uranium removed from Hungarian reactor

September 11, 2009

U.S., Poland sign nuclear security agreement

August 7, 2009

Paper: The Armageddon Test

June, 2009

Report: An update on funding for control nuclear weapons and materials

December 3, 2008

Report: World at risk

Obama administration plans to appoint White House nuclear terror czar

November 30, 2008

Officials warn that Homeland Security in disarray

November 19, 2008

Report calls nuclear terrorism a serious risk

Report urges Obama to name a full-time nuclear terrorism adviser

October 20, 2008

Preventing nuclear terrorism

October 19, 2008

Diplomacy is crucial to preventing nuclear terrorism

September 30, 2008

U.N. atom chief says nuclear terrorism is number one threat

September 29. 2008

New security organization will try to prevent nuclear theft

September 26, 2008

U.S. should work with Russia to lessen nuclear dangers

September 14, 2008

Nuclear proliferation endangers world stability

September 12, 2008

Book review: Reign of counterterror

September 11, 2008

Book warns that fear of nuclear terrorism could cause U.S. to take unwise action

All too quiet on the homeland front

September 10, 2008

U.S. government graded C by former officials in its efforts to fight nuclear terrorism

September 9, 2008

The one thing the next president must do is prevent a nuclear attack on America

September 5, 2008

A team of experts battles to retrieve tons of nuclear material before the terrorists do

September 4, 2008

Radiation detector plan falls short, audit says, and likely will be curtailed

August 24, 2008

A web of shadowy deals in the undoing of a nuclear network

August 19, 2008

Chaos in Georgia halts U.S. nuclear security effort

August 16, 2008

When the war in Georgia ends, start to worry: the smuggling of nuclear material

August 6, 2008

McCain, Obama told to end nuclear threat

July 31, 2008

Gates sees terrorism as remaining enemy No. 1; shifts focus from conventional warfare

July 23, 2008

Norway contributes more than $800,000 to help prevent nuclear terrorism

July 5, 2008

U.S. ships 500 tons of yellowcake uranium from Iraq to Canada in secret operation

June 26, 2008

National nuclear labs to play more prominent role in U.S. national security

U.S. removes its nuclear weapons from Britain

June 22, 2008

Bush fails to appoint a nuclear terror czar

June 16, 2008

Intelligence official says U.S. must do more to stop nuclear black market

June 15, 2008

Smugglers had designed for advanced nuclear warhead

June 1, 2008

Concerns over Bush administration's lack of curbing nuclear threat

May 31, 2008

Nuclear bomb blueprints for sale on world black market, experts fear

May 27, 2008

Al-Qaida supporters' tape calls for use of WMDs

May 21, 2008

Nuclear terrorism threat going unheed, former Clinton administration official says

May 16, 2008

Homeland Security awards more than $844 million to protect infrastructure

May 12, 2008

Security flaws exposed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

May 5, 2008

Opinion: Time to bury a dangerous legacy

April 28, 2008

Country report on terrorism: Chapter 4, WMD terrorism poses grave security risk to U.S.

April 27, 2008

Former British intelligence chief says al-Qaida wouldn't hesitate to blow away a city

April 26, 2008

Opinion: Democrats ignoring explosive situation

April 25, 2008

Experts say catastrophic nuclear attack is 'inevitable"

April 16, 2008

Risk of nuclear attack against the United States on rise

A 10-kiloton nuclear device detonated in Washington, D.C., would kill 100,000

Experts say staying put is safest move after nuclear attack

April 14, 2008

U.S. nuclear watchdog to expand radioactive materials tracking system

April 7, 2008

Nuclear terrorism remains a threat

April 2, 2008

Senate committee examines theat to U.S. from a nuclear terrorist attack

Congressional testimony: Steps to reduce the danger of nuclear terrorism

U.S. says Saudi Arabia is prime source of terror funds

Experts to testify of "growing" nuclear threat to the United States

March 25, 2008

After a nuclear 9/11

March 21, 2008

Independent panel recommends tighter access to radioactive materials

March 19, 2008

Gorbachev says it's the world's common task to halt the spread of nuclear danger

March 18, 2008

U.S. adapts Cold War idea to combat terrorists

March 17, 2008

Potential dangers in medical isotope production

March 12, 2008

Congressional testimony: Biggest terrorism threat against U.S. is nuclear weapon

March 9, 2008

Dirty bomb threat as Britain ships plutonium to France

March 6, 2008

Report: Detecting nuclear and radiological materials

Bush requests less money for nuclear threat reduction program

Interview with former Senator Sam Nunn: A world free of nuclear weapons

March 3, 2008

Preventing future nuclear catastrophes

February 28, 2008

Weapons-grade nuclear materials removed from Sandia lab in New Mexico

Facts from the Union of Concerned Scientists about fissile materials

February 21, 2008

Report: What to do about U.S. and Russian nonstrategic nuclear weapons

February 20, 2008

Report: Which countries have how many and which nuclear weapons

February 19, 2008

Answers on nuclear smuggling remain elusive

February 18, 2008

Opinion: Prevent future nuclear catastrophes by deactivating all nuclear weapons

Transcript: The evolution of U.S. counterterrorism policy

Transcript: The evolution of counterterrorism policy

February 12, 2008

GAO report warns of threat to campus reactors

February 11, 2008

U.S.-NATO preemptive nuclear doctrine endorse a nuclear first strike to defend the West

February 10, 2008

Chief U.N. nuclear watchdog warns about extremist nuclear threat

February 4, 2008

New Jersey senator calls on presidential candidates to address nuclear terrorist threat

February 3, 2008

Al-Qaida said to focus on trying to acquire WMDs, including nuclear

Recent exercises illustrate difficulties in securing cities from nuclear attack

Pentagon disputes National Guard report saying U.S. not prepared for WMD attack

January 31, 2008

TV ad to draw attention to nuclear threat

Report: U.S. military unprepared for WMD attack

January 23, 2008

Report: Energy Department must reassess program to aid weapons scientists in Russia

January 17, 2008

Nuclear terrorism and its dangers

January 13, 2008

Elite teams prepare for nuclear terrorism

January 10, 2008

Kyrgyzstan says it seizes radioactive material on train bound for Iran

January 8, 2008

U.N. atom agency chief fears for security of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal

January 4, 2008

Nukes and the elections

Video of sleeping guards shakes nuclear industry

Commentary: Despite its claims, Pakistan's nuclear weapons are vulnerable

Book review: 'On Nuclear Terrorism'

January 3, 2008

Commentary: The United States should get tough with Pakistan

Book: Bhutto promised to turn over Pakistan's A.Q. Khan for questioning

Russia says it thwarts more than 120 nuclear smuggling attempts

January 2, 2008

Survey reveals nuclear terrorism is America's top fear

December 27, 2007

Nuclear al-Qaida comes closer

December 21, 2007

Report: Securing, consolidating and eliminating fissile materials

December 20, 2007

Commentary: Alarms should sound over the breaching of a South African nuclear site

December 19, 2007

Bush administration plans to shrink U.S. nuclear weapons program

Al-Qaida said to be pursuing a nuclear weapon

December 18, 2007

Interview: Exposing the threat of Islamist terrorism

December 11, 2007

Pakistani military chief says Pakistan's nuclear weapons are "very safe and secure"

RAND study provides framework for rail systems to protect against terrorist attacks

December 4, 2007

Bhutto warns that al-Qaida-linked militants could seize Pakistani nuclear weapons

November 29, 2007

Slovak uranium arrests reveal shadowy market

Inside Pakistan's drive to guard its A-bombs

November 28, 2007

Three people arrested in eastern Europe for trying to sell radioactive materials

November 26, 2007

Opinion: A U.S.-Indian partnership against nuclear weapons

November 25, 2007

Book review: Smoking guns and mushroom clouds

November 20, 2007

U.S., Russia sign accord for disposal of 34 metric tons of surplus Russian plutonium

November 19, 2997

U.S. official says nations must keep better track of fissile material to avoid "dirty bomb"

November 18, 2007

Pennsylvania senator urges more rapid U.S. response to threat of terrorism

Report: Pakistan's nuclear assets and threats of terrorism: How grave is the danger?

U.S. secretly aids Pakistan in guarding nuclear weapons

November 15, 2007

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown unveils anti-terrorism strategy

Nuclear break-in baffles South Africa

November 14, 2007

Impossible for U.S. to secure Pakistani nuclear weapons in an Islamist takeover

Policy analysis: Overcoming nuclear dangers

November 12, 2007

Pakistan serves notice that it can defend its nuclear weapons

Terrorists are making efforts to get fissile material and nuclear weapons

Nuclear terrorism is a serious threat

November 9, 2007

Nuclear terrorism threat fuels oil price frenzy

November 6, 2007

Global organization considered to help fight nuclear terrorism

November 5, 2007

Experts say world becoming more dangerous for Americans, the United States

November 1, 2007

Report to Congress: National strategy for combatting terrorism

October 24, 2007

Report: Reducing nuclear threats and preventing nuclear terrorism

October 23, 2007

In the search for loose nukes, a little propaganda goes a long way

Commentary: Nuclear terrorism's fatal assumptions

October 17, 2007

Senate panel extends terror insurance program

Column: Al-Qaida trying hard to find a nuclear device

October 12, 2007

British Conservative Party Parliament member warns of nuclear terrorism

October 11, 2007

House panel weighs need to account for nuclear material

October 10, 2007

Dwindling expertise threatens U.S. ability to determine origin of nuclear materials

October 5, 2007

New White House security report warns of al-Qaida's pursuit of WMD

September 26, 2007

Report: "Securing the Bomb 2007." "Nuclear terrorism remains a real and urgent danger"

Opinion: Thwarting terrorists: More to Be Done

September 25, 2007

Poll: Large majority of adults in six countries worried about nuclear terrorism

September 21, 2007

Nuclear terror attack avoidable because governments worldwide can stop it

September 18, 2007

GAO says DHS has difficulty implementing its plans

GAO report: Government testing of radiation detection monitors flawed

September 17, 2007

U.N. nuclear watchdog says more action needed to curb nuclear terrorism

September 14, 2007

DHS grants $3.7 million for detection of illicit nuclear materials

September 12, 2007

Sept. 11 commissioners say nuclear terrorism official needed at White House level

September 11, 2007

Homeland security chief says nuclear attack on U.S. a priority concern

U.N. agency's expertise to help protect against nuclear terrorism at 2008 Olympics

September 6, 2007

GAO criticizes Homeland Security's efforts to fulfill its mission

August 31, 2007

U.S. says hundreds of nuclear weapons and weapons-grade materials sites secured

August 30, 2007

Victories come slowly in cleanup of Soviet bloc nuclear materials

August 21, 2007

Poll: Pakistan said most likely to give nuclear tech to terrorists

August 16, 2007

Department of Homeland Security announces $260 million in grants

New York Police Department warns of homegrown terror threat

August 14, 2007

Pakistan vows to protect its nuclear assets

Australia to sell uranium to India

August 13, 2007

Guards train for dirty bomb at nuclear weapons plant

Libya stalls on vow to destroy uranium stock

August 10, 2007

U.S. assessing Pakistan nukes if Musharraf falls

August 8, 2007

Analysis: Dirty bomb unlikely but successful attack would be costly

August 5, 2007

Stolen radioactive materials in Uganda spark terrorism scare

August 3, 2007

Bush signs anti-terror bill carrying out many 9/11 Commission recommendations

August 1, 2007

Obama unveils comprehensive strategy to fight global terrorism

Libya signs on to UN counterterrorism accord

July 28, 2007

Antiterrorism bill passes House by wide margin

July 24, 2007

Report: U.S. threat reduction assistance to the former Soviet Union

July 23, 2007

Anatomy of a nuclear sting

Joint Chiefs of Staff issue doctrine on homeland defense

July 20, 2007

Opinion: Staying awake about terrorism

Suspected nuclear peddler pleads not guilty

Congress agrees on overseas cargo scanning

July 19, 2007

Washington, D.C., New York get biggest increases in counterterrorism aid

Contract employee charged with stealing classified uranium data from U.S. lab

July 17, 2007

U.S. Government: The terrorist threat to the United States

July 14, 2007

Washington, D.C., area to get more anti-terrorism funds

The West is ill-equipped to manage the Islamist terrorist threat

July, 13, 2007

Bush sends nuclear terrorism treaty to Senate

July 12, 2007

Opinion: Government in denial about possible decapitating terrorist strike

Report: NRC actions to strengthen licensing for sealed radioactive sources not effective

The role of forensics in preventing nuclear terrorism

Sting reveals security gap at nuclear agency

July 8, 2007

Former British intelligence chief warns of possible terrorist nuclear attack

July 5, 2007

Canadian nuclear agency struggles to keep tabs on missing or stolen radioactive devices

U.S. nuclear plant anti-terrorist measures nearly complete

July 2, 2007

U.S. awards highly enriched uranium downblending contract

Pakistan eases curbs on atomic scientist

June 30, 2007

Big powers skirt anti-nuke terrorism treaty

June 29, 2007

U.S., Russia advance nuclear security alliance

A.Q. Khan network out of business, State Department says

Nuclear plants require strict security

June 28, 2007

British port signs on to help deter nuclear terrorism

June 27, 2007

Lawmakers say black market in arms technology could be in business without A.Q. Khan

June 26, 2007

Report: U.S. agencies need better guidance to help others disrupt terrorists, GAO finds

June 25, 2007

Opinion: Thwarting nuclear terrorism requires global cooperation

Poll: Americans assess possible terror scenarios

June 21, 2007

Opinion: War on the world

June 19, 2007

Nuclear powers must do more to prevent terrorists getting nukes, expert says

Opinion: Nuclear terror threat demands readiness

U.N. official urges all states to sign on to treaty against nuclear terrorism

June 7, 2007

U.S., Russia to Speed Installation of Radioactivity Detectors on Russian Borders

FBI Hosts Nuclear Terrorism Conference

Nuclear Terrorism Concerns Russia

Russian Official Says Terrorists Seeking WMD

NEWS/VIEWS

Another six old former Soviet strategic nuclear warheads deactivated under Nunn-Lugar

South Korea seeks to boost its role in the anti-WMD campaign

U.S. to help Malta detect and seize any trafficked nuclear materials at a major port

Vietnam prohibits illicit sales, transfers, purchases or possession of nuclear materials

Former Sen. Sam Nunn warns of nuclear terrorism threat on The Colbert Report

Senior U.S. official says federal government must focus more on WMD response

U.S. lab reveals nuclear response capabilities to help countries thwart terrorism

IAEA is assessing claim that Myanmar is establishing a nuclear weapons program

U.S., European Union adopt counterterrorism declaration

U.S., Russia discuss procedures to guard nuclear sites

Justice Department says WMD readiness must be improved around Washington, D.C.

Russia says terrorists seeking nuclear materials

Op-Ed: Don't gamble with America's future

Report: Total of operational nuclear weapons in eight nations dips from previous year

Report: Justice Department unprepared to safeguard public after a WMD terrorist strike

Former 9/11 commission chief says intelligence gaps leave U.S. vulnerable to terrorism

Getting the right budget for "loose nukes:" Part I

Nuclear terror drill held in Los Angeles

Britain investigating company suspected of supplying Iran with "dirty bomb" material

The nuclear security summit: Highlights of commitments from different countries

Video: World leaders pledge to act against nuclear terrorism

Testimony: "Nuclear terrorism is one of the most challenging threats to global security"

The nuclear security summit: Achievements and agenda for action

Report: Concerns about terrorism expressed at nuclear security summit

Expert warns that nuclear waste in Australia could be a terrorist target

FBI chief says Al-Qaida still pursuing WMD, posing a "serious threat" to U.S.

Analysis: Funding the fight against nuclear terrorism

Op-Ed: Facing the nuclear terrorism threat

Leaders of key Congress panel doubt if four-year goal to secure nuke weapons can be met

Preliminary analysis of FY11 funding request for international WMD security programs

Russia says Mexico will join global nuclear counterterrorism group

Homeland Security Department scales back development of new radiation detectors

Obama administration may accelerate disassembly of older nuclear weapons

Obama administration considers new nuclear weapons strategy

More money, leadership needed to fulfill pledge to secure nuclear materials in four years

Three former Soviet strategic nuclear warheads dismantled under Nunn-Lugar initiative

Main U.S. counterterrorism center hit by flawed staffing, internal cultural clashes

U.S., Slovakia train to prevent illicit trafficking of weapons-grade nuclear materials

Opinion: Three steps to reducing nuclear terrorism

Biden disputes Cheney's assertions that nuclear terrorism is a likely threat to the U.S.

Pentagon might shift command responsibility for combating WMD spread

Controlling the nuclear threat must be a top priority

Clinton fears terrorists with weapons of mass destruction

Book says British intelligence believes terrorists seeking weapons of mass destruction

U.S. experts urge Obama administration to accelerate securing fissile materials

Iran signals willingness to send low-enriched uranium to France, Russia for refinement

U.S. deploys radiation to detectors to ports in Israel, Malaysia, Portugal and Taiwan

Nuclear material moved from Livermore Lab to five more secure government sites

U.S., Russia hold nuclear security talks, tour nuclear facility

Nine more nuclear-capable missiles eliminated under Nunn-Lugar program

Reactors in Wisconsin and Idaho stop using highly enriched uranium

U.N. Security Council adopts resolution securing all nuclear materials within four years

U.N. Security Council Resolution 1887

Russia completes 75 percent of its conversion of highly enriched uranium

Op-ed: Allow interdiction of ships suspected of carrying nuclear materials

How U.S. removed 24 nuclear bombs worth of highly enriched uranium from Kazakhstan

GAO warns of lax security at some foreign research reactors

GAO report: FEMA has not issued recovery plans in case of radiological, nuclear attack

Iceland, Morocco sign on in support of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism

U.S. intelligence community sets WMD priorities for the next four years

Russian-made highly enriched uranium removed from Hungarian reactor

U.S., Poland sign nuclear security agreement

Paper: The Armageddon Test

Report: An update on funding for control nuclear weapons and materials

Report: World at risk

Obama administration plans to appoint White House nuclear terror czar

Officials warn that Homeland Security in disarray

Report calls nuclear terrorism a serious risk

 

 


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