Preventing Nuclear Terrorism: An Agenda for the Next President
November 18, 2008
Authors: Matthew Bunn, Associate Professor of Public Policy; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom, Andrew Newman, Former Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, August 2008–February 2011
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Project on Managing the Atom Co-Principal Investigator Matthew Bunn and Managing the Atom Research Associate Andrew Newman outline specific steps that President-elect Obama should take to reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism to a fraction of its current level during his first term in office. This paper summarizes the recommendations in Securing the Bomb 2008 and provides additional detail on organizing the U.S. government to prevent nuclear terrorism and on steps that should be taken during the transition and the opening weeks of the new administration.
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Document Length: 16 pp.