News of the commitment by the former Soviet republic of Belarus to eliminate stockpiles of highly-enriched uranium prompted national and international media to cite nuclear materials monitoring data compiled by the experts at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Science Magazine Quotes CNS Deputy Director
February 12, 2009
Posted February 12, 2009
Deputy Director Patricia Lewis of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies is quoted in a recent issue of the journal "Science" regarding her current research analyzing nonproliferation-related materials captured by the U.S. military in Iraq in 2003. Regarding her research, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s new Minerva grant program, Lewis explains that “I’m interested in how we interpret information and how we too often see things in the light of what we already believe… Biases are everywhere, and the worst sorts are those that aren’t disclosed.”
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