They arrived from Kazakhstan and Jamaica, Ecuador and Senegal, France and Japan, Ukraine and Australia. They lived, worked or studied previously in Russia and China, Brazil and Bangladesh, Rwanda and Norway, Dubai and Indonesia. Among their number are cancer survivors, Iraq War veterans, recent college graduates and parents with children.
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On July 29, the Reuters news agency published a special analysis (“Russia’s Dagestan now most violent in Caucasus”) highlighting a new report written by Monterey Institute Professor Gordon Hahn, senior researcher at the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program.
On July 13, 2010, The New York Times quotes Miles A. Pomper, Senior Research Associate and nuclear policy expert at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) in Washington DC about rising tensions between the US and South Korea. The article focuses on US opposition to South Korean plans to reprocess used nuclear fuel. Mr.
On July 6, as news headlines focused on tensions in the relationship between the US and Israel, and President Obama obliquely referenced Israel’s nuclear weapons program, nuclear expert Dr. Avner Cohen was interviewed on the popular NPR news show All Things Considered. Dr.
On June 28 NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report broadcast a story about the troubling information in a recent Wall Street Journal article claiming billions of dollars in official US aid were in fact being flown out of Afghanistan and into the bank accounts of corrupt officials in Dubai. Professor Moyara Ruehsen teaches classes on money-laundering and the financing of terrorism at the Monterey Institute and spoke to NPR about the problems US officials are confronted with while trying to support local businesses.
Botox, the cosmetic treatment used to smooth out wrinkles, is in fact a very diluted form of one of the most potent toxins on earth.
As the twice-a-decade Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference came to a close last Friday in New York City, the national media sought out a trio of experts from the Monterey Institute's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) to put the conference's outcome in context.
The New York Times quoted CNS Founding Director Dr. William Potter in an article titled "189 Nations Reaffirm Goal of Ban on Nuclear Weapons."
A May 25 post by Los Angeles Times health blogger Rosie Mestel cited the findings of a recent study by researchers at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies regarding the potential for commercially-available counterfeit botox to be used as a bio-weapon.
On Monday May 17, Iran agreed to a deal that appears likely to stave off for the moment threats of international sanctions aimed at its nuclear program. The deal involves complicated technological terms regarding different levels of uranium enrichment.