Nuclear Issues

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The Elbe Group of U.S. and Russian former military and intelligence officers gather in Iceland in March for their annual meeting.

Kristinn Ingvarsson

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Elbe Group Provides Blueprint for Improved U.S.-Russia Relations

Summer 2019

During their tenth annual meeting in Reykjavík in March, the U.S.-Russian Elbe Group of retired senior military and intelligence officials discussed a range of issues and agreed on specific recommendations to help improve U.S.-Russian bilateral relations.

Simon Saradzhyan and Natasha Yefimova-Trilling interview former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd about Russia and its relationship with Australia. (Benn Craig)

Benn Craig

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

New Russia Matters Website Highlights Facts, Dispels Myths

    Author:
  • Natasha Yefimova-Trilling
| Spring 2017

Russia once again dominates headlines, but U.S. expertise on the country is in demonstrable decline. With the launch of its new website, Russia Matters hopes to bring clarity to U.S. citizens following Russia-related news.

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- US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: December 2016 - March 2017

Graham Allison’s new book urges U.S, China and Russia to cooperate in preventing nuclear terrorism.

Olli Heinonen and William Tobey weigh in on IAEA’s nuclear security conference.

Siegfried S. Hecker calls for rekindling of U.S.-Russian nuclear security cooperation.

Matthew Bunn co-edits a volume on insider threats.

 

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The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: September - November 2016

December 12, 2016

Graham Allison calls for revitalization of U.S.-Russian nuclear cooperation.

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen and Monica Duffy Toft weigh in on countering WMD terrorism.

Matthew Bunn outlines nuclear challenges that Donald Trump will face.

Siegfried Hecker reminds us that U.S. and Russia have a joint responsibility to prevent nuclear terrorism.

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The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: June - August 2016

| September 8, 2016

William Tobey and Matthew Bunn look beyond nuclear security summits; Russian members of Elbe Group weigh in on U.S.-Russian security relationship; Graham Allison discusses why ISIS fears Israel; Siegfried Hecker’s new book on U.S.-Russian lab-to-lab cooperation has been published.

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Summer 2016 Belfer Center Newsletter

| Summer 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming Center activities, along with research and analysis of critical global issues by members of the Center community. This issue features Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz’s address at Harvard Kennedy School on the significance of merging science and international affairs. Secretary Moniz used as an example the recent Iran nuclear agreement, in which he played a central role.

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The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: March - May 2016

| June 1, 2016

Siegfried Hecker and Graham Allison weigh in on the persisting threat of nuclear terrorism; Russia reforms its nuclear guard; Elbe Group urges U.S.-Russian cooperation against rising risk of nuclear terrorism; Belfer Center experts take stock of terrorist threats posed by ISIS.

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The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: December 2015 - February 2016

| Mar. 09, 2016

Members of the U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism weigh in on the Nuclear Security Summit, which will take place in Washington DC on March 31-April 1 and assess North Korea’s claim that it has tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb; Belfer Center experts issue a report for the upcoming nuclear summit and visit Russia to discuss U.S.-Russian cooperation in the field of nuclear security.

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The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: October-November 2015

| December 1, 2015

Members of the Initiative weigh in on prospects of international counter-terrorism cooperation in Syria and elsewhere; Belfer Center experts continue to assess implication of Iran’s nuclear programl; Elbe Group meets 7th time to discuss countering nuclear terrorism, other issues on bilateral agenda, and more.

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The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: July-October 2015

| Oct. 15, 2015

Belfer Center Experts Call for U.S.-Russian Cooperation against ISIS and Assess Iran deal; Graham Allison Briefs National Security Fellows on Threat of Nuclear Terrorism; Moldovan Authorities and FBI Have Interrupted Four Nuclear Smuggling Attempts; Last HEU Removed From Uzbekistan; and Russia Conducts a Nuclear Terrorism Exercise.