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"The Nuclear Terrorism Threat"

Distribution of civilian HEU worldwide as of 2011. From the 2011 Global Fissile Material Report.
International Panel on Fissile Materials

"The Nuclear Terrorism Threat"


January 13, 2014

Authors: William H. Tobey, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Pavel S. Zolotarev

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security; Managing the Atom; Science, Technology, and Public Policy



In these slides, William H. Tobey and Pavel Zolotarev provide an updated summary of the threat of nuclear terrorism, based in part on the new U.S.-Russian report,Steps to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism. This was presented at the Meeting of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit ‘Sherpas’, hosted by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pattaya, Thailand, on January 13, 2014.


To view a previous version of this presentation, presented in New York City on October 7, 2014, click here.


For more information about this publication please contact the The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism.

For Academic Citation:

Tobey, William H. and Zolotarev, Pavel. "The Nuclear Terrorism Threat." Presentation, Meeting of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit Sherpas, Hosted by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pattaya, Thailand. January 13, 2014.

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