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"Defining and Implementing Best Practices in Nuclear Security"
Discussion Paper, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
December 14, 2012
Author: William H. Tobey, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Belfer Center Programs or Projects: The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
This paper analyzes the contribution that best practices can make to the field of nuclear security by doing the following:
- Defining what is meant by best practice
- Specifying a methodology for deriving it
- Understanding the resulting characteristics of the method
- Comparing its pros and cons to other methods contributing to security, such as guidelines and regulations
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