The publications included below—studies, speeches, op-eds and other analysis—advance the mission of the Nuclear Security Project. Many of the reports and studies have been produced by NSP project partners. In most cases, the work was funded by the Nuclear Threat Initiative as part of the NSP or by the Hoover Institution.
The Future of NATO’s Deterrence and Defence Posture: Views from Central Europe
December 10, 2012
Edited by Łukasz Kulesa
Following the completion of the 2012 NATO Deterrence and Defense Posture Review at the Chicago Summit, this new report features contributions from Central European and American experts on the future of NATO's deterrence posture.
Less is Better: Nuclear Restraint at Low Numbers
October 5, 2012
RUSI’s Malcolm Chalmers has published Less is Better: Nuclear Restraint at Low Numbers, a new paper a new paper on how, and under what conditions, further cuts in nuclear stockpiles could be made. Chalmers argues that steep reductions are possible if all seven established nuclear-armed states accept as an objective ‘nuclear restraint at low numbers," making possible a further 80 percent reduction in the global nuclear weapons stockpile from 11,500 warheads in 2012 to around 2,000 in the early 2020s.
India's Nuclear Doctrine: An Alternative Blueprint
August 15, 2012
Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies
The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies reviews India’s nuclear doctrine, and through a constructive critique, attempts an alternative blueprint to suit the new developments in the security and political environment within and outside India over the last decade.
Central European Approaches to the Protection of Civil Nuclear Programmes
July 6, 2012
Polish Institute of International Affairs
PISM’s latest paper focuses on the security of civil nuclear programs in central Europe in light of plans to expand the use of nuclear power in the Czech Republic and Hungary and to introduce nuclear power to the energy mix in Poland.
Chemical, Biological and Radiological Materials: An Analysis of Security Risks and Terrorist Threats to India
June 13, 2012
RUSI and the Observer Research Foundation
Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, Tobias Feakin, Jennifer Cole, Rahul Prakash, Wilson John, Andrew Somerville
A research study by Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has found that there is a clear danger to India from CBR (Chemical, Biological and Radiological Materials) terrorism due to the known intentions of terrorist groups active within India's borders.