Nuclear Safeguards, Security and Nonproliferation: Achieving Security with Technology and Policy, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference covering the cutting-edge technologies used to trace, track and safeguard nuclear material. Sections cover security, the illicit trafficking of nuclear materials, improvised nuclear devices, and how to prevent nuclear terrorism. International case studies of security at nuclear facilities and illegal nuclear trade activities provide specific examples of the complex issues surrounding the technology and policy for nuclear material protection, control and accountability. New case studies include analyses of nuclear programs of important countries, such as North Korea, Iran, and Kazakhstan, among others.
This is a thoroughly updated, must-have volume for private and public organizations involved in driving national security, domestic and international policy issues relating to nuclear material security, non-proliferation, and nuclear transparency.
- Covers the continuing efforts to reduce the size of nuclear arsenals
- Highlights the challenges of verifying nuclear weapons reduction
- Summarizes issues from the 2015 Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference
- Illuminates the evolving status of nonproliferation and safeguards in Iran and DPRK
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Part II: Technologies and Processes to Prevent Nuclear Proliferation and Strengthen Nuclear Materials Security 7. Nuclear Material Measurement and Control Mark Schanfein and Russell Johns 8. Perspectives on Security of Nuclear Material in Transport Mark Soo Hoo 9. International Safeguards Inspections Brian Boyer 10. Methodologies for Assessing Future Proliferation Threats Carol E. Kessler and Tracy Wilson
Part III: Preventing Nuclear Terrorism and Illicit Nuclear Trade 11. Case Study: The Nuclear Security Summit Process and its Outcomes Kelsey Davenport and Jenna Parker 12. Nuclear Materials Theft and Trafficking 1990-2015 Galya Balatsky 13. Clandestine Procurement Networks Ian Stewart 14. Field Detection of Nuclear Materials Mark Abhold
James E. Doyle has worked in the Nuclear Nonproliferation Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory since 1997. His professional focus is on systems analysis, strategic planning, and policy development. Dr. Doyle holds a Ph.D. in international security studies from the University of Virginia. He has managed cooperative projects with Russia's nuclear weapons institutes on the development of technologies and procedures for monitoring the dismantlement and storage of nuclear warheads and fissile materials. Previously, Dr. Doyle was a senior policy analyst at Science Applications International Corporation.