The nuclear crisis in Japan has led to increased public debate and scrutiny about the safety of nuclear plants in the United States and national media outlets to seek the expert opinion of specialists at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies
Leaders from the Monterey Institute and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies attended an opening ceremony in Vienna Friday for the new CNS-managed Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
Avner Cohen, senior fellow at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies , was recently interviewed for the nationally broadcast program “Conversations with History.”
Monterey Institute Professor Gordon Hahn’s recently published analysis showing an increase in Jihadist violence in Russia has been widely quoted in the national and international media.
CNS Senior Fellow Avner Cohen was cited by the New York Times and other international media this week in stories speculating on Israel's efforts to slow Iran’s progress toward developing a nuclear weapon.
Marcos Medina (MANPTS '12) hosts a barbecue fundraiser for the student-led Veterans Organization at the Holland Center.
Jeffrey Lewis, Nikolai Sokov and Miles Pomper of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been quoted in number of national media outlets regarding the ratification of the “New START Treaty” between the U.S. and Russia.
Members of Dr. William Potter’s arms control negotiation simulation class concluded the semester with a conversation with the “New START” treaty’s chief U.S. negotiator, Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller.
The MacArthur Foundation has awarded the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies a two-year, $475,000 grant in support of education and training programs in the areas of nonproliferation and terrorism.
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.