US-Russia Nuclear Security Cooperation:
US GAO Reports

Since the inception of US-Russian nuclear security cooperation in the early 1990s, the US General Accounting Office has on requests from the US Congress evaluated the various nonproliferation programs. Below is a list with links to the reports according to subject area.

 



GAO reports: general

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Coordination of U.S. Programs Designed to Reduce the Threat Posed by Weapons of Mass Destruction. GAO-02-180T, 14 November, 2001.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Assessing U.S. Policy Tools for Combating Proliferation. GAO-02-226T, 7 November 2001.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: U.S. Efforts to Reduce Threats From the Former Soviet Union. T-NSIAD/RCED-00-119, 6 March 2000.

Soviet Nuclear Weapons: US Efforts to Help Former Soviet Republics Secure and Destroy Weapons. T-NSIAD-93-5, 9 March 1993.


GAO reports: safety and security of nuclear weapons and material

Cooperative Threat Reduction: DOD Has Adequate Oversight of Assistance, but Procedural Limitations Remain. GAO-01-694, 19 June 2001.

Nuclear Nonproliferation: DOE's Efforts to Secure Nuclear Material and Employ Weapons Scientists in Russia. GAO-01-726T, 15 May 2001.

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Security of Russia's Nuclear Material Improving; Further Enhancements Needed. GAO-01-312, 28 February 2001.

Cooperative Threat Reduction: DOD's 1997-98 Reports on Accounting for Assistance Were Late and Incomplete. NSIAD-00-40, 15 March 2000.

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Limited Progress in Improving Nuclear Material Security in Russia and the Newly Independent States. RCED/NSIAD-00-82, 6 March 2000.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Effort to Reduce Russian Arsenals May Cost More, Achieve Less Than Planned. NSIAD-99-76, 13 April 1999.

Cooperative Threat Reduction: Review of DOD's June 1997 Report on Assistance Provided. NSIAD-97-218, 5 September 1997.

Cooperative Threat Reduction: Status of Defense Conversion Efforts in the Former Soviet Union. NSIAD-97-101, 11 April 1997.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: DOD Reporting on Cooperative Threat Reduction Assistance Has Improved. NSIAD-97-84, 27 February 1997.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Status of the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program. NSIAD-96-222, 27 September 1996.

Nuclear Nonproliferation: U.S. Efforts to Help Newly Independent States Improve Their Nuclear Material Controls. T-NSIAD/RCED-96-118, 13 March 1996.

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Status of U.S. Efforts to Improve Nuclear Material Controls in Newly Independent States. NSIAD/RCED-96-89, 8 March 1996.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Reducing the Threat From the Former Soviet Union: An Update. NSIAD-95-165, 9 June 1995.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: DOD Report Accounting for Cooperative Threat Reduction Assistance Needs Improvement. NSIAD-95-191, 29 September 1995.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Reducing the Threat From the Former Soviet Union. NSIAD-95-7, 6 October 1994.

Soviet Nuclear Weapons: U.S. Efforts to Help Former Soviet Republics Secure and Destroy Weapons. T-NSIAD-93-5, 9 March 1993.

Russian Nuclear Weapons: U.S. Implementation of the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act of 1991. T-NSIAD-92-47, 27 July 1992.



GAO reports: preventing 'Brain Drain'

Nuclear Nonproliferation: DOE's Efforts to Secure Nuclear Material and Employ Weapons Scientists in Russia. GAO-01-726T, 15 May 2001.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: State Department Oversight of Science Centers Program. GAO-01-582, 10 May 2001.

Nuclear Nonproliferation: DOE's Efforts to Assist Weapons Scientists in Russia's Nuclear Cities Face Challenges. GAO-01-429, 3 May 2001.

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Some U.S. Assistance to Redirect Russian Scientists Taxed by Russia. NSIAD-00-154R, 28 April 2000.

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Concerns With DOE's Efforts to Reduce the Risks Posed by Russia's Unemployed Weapons Scientists. RCED-99-54, 19 February 1999.


GAO reports: reducing fissile material stockpiles

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Implications of the U.S. Purchase of Russian Highly Enriched Uranium. GAO-01-148, 15 December 2000.

Nuclear Nonproliferation and Safety: Uncertainties About the Implementation of U.S.-Russian Plutonium Disposition Efforts. RCED-98-46, 14 January 1998.


GAO reports: transparency and verification measures

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Status of Transparency Measures for U.S. Purchase of Russian Highly Enriched Uranium. RCED-99-194, 22 September 1999.

Soviet Nuclear Weapons: Priorities and Costs Associated with U.S. Dismantlement Assistance. NSIAD-93-154, 8 March 1993.