This section includes information and official documents relating to the biennial nuclear security summits. Here you will find useful background information about the summits, a list of participating countries and their national regulators, as well as communiques, joint statements, and progress reports from the 2014 Hague Nuclear Security Summit, the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit, and the 2010 Washington Nuclear Security Summit.
In the modern era, there is great convergence in the technologies used by friendly nations and by hostile ones. Signals intelligence agencies find themselves penetrating the technologies that they also at times must protect. To ease this tension, the United States and its partners have relied on an approach sometimes called Nobody But Us, or NOBUS: target communications mechanisms using unique methods accessible only to the United States. This paper examines how the NOBUS approach works, its limits, and the challenging matter of what comes next.