Protecting the World from Nuclear Theft

March 22, 2012
By James F. Smith, Belfer Center
picture of March 12 summit briefing at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.

March 12 summit briefing at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.

Twenty cases of attempted thefts of fissile material been reported over the past two decades.

closer picture from nuclear summit briefing

(From L to R): Michelle Cann, Partnership for Global Security; Kelsey Davenport, Arms Control Association; Matthew Bunn, associate professor of public policy; John Park, Belfer Center fellow; Abiodun Williams, senior vice president of United States Institute of Peace.

 


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