- Department of Energy
- Department of State
- Congressional Committees
- USEC Inc.
Former US government agancy appointed as middleman in the 1993 HEU-LEU
Deal between the US and Russia whereby the US buys recycled uranium
from former Soviet warheads for use in nuclear power generation.
US nuclear weapons laboratories
Russian nuclear institutes
Other resources on the Net
- Arms Control Today
Monthly journal published by the Arms Control Association, a Washington-based
membership organization providing information, analysis and commentary
on arms control issues.
- BELLONA Foundation
Norwegian environmental group focusing on Russia and nuclear weapons
and energy issues. Website features in-depth reporting and critical
analysis on US-Russian nonproliferation cooperation.
- Carnegie Endowment of International
Private nonprofit organization dedicated to international public
policy research and analysis. The endowment's Non-Proliferation Project
is good information source.
for International Trade and Security (CITS)
Academic research institute focused on trade, technology and security
issues. The CITS seeks to promote nonproliferation measures in former
Soviet Union by assisting and training policy makers, export control
officials, nuclear managers and industry leaders in legal, political
and technical areas. Affiliated with the University of Georgia.
Quarterly publication that traditionally focuses on nuclear
export control systems and other trade-related issues within the
context of the Newly Independent States and nonproliferation.
- Center for Nonproliferation
Academic research institute devoted to reporting and analysis
of nonproliferation issues. Affiliated with the Monterey Institute
of International Studies.
- Council for a Livable World
A Washington-based non-profit organization founded by nuclear
physicist Leo Szilard. CLW is dedicated to monitoring and influencing
arms control legislation in the US and advocates deep reductions and
elimination of weapons of mass destruction.
- Federation of American Scientists
FAS was founded in 1945 (as the Federation of Atomic Scientists)
by members of the Manhattan Project to 'to address the implications
and dangers of the nuclear age'. FAS now researches issues relating
to US national security, nuclear weapons, arms sales, biological hazards,
secrecy, education technology, information technology, energy and
- Nuclear Control Institute (NCI)
The NCI is Washington DC-based nonproliferation group with a focus
on the problematics around fissile material. NCI is particularly critical
of some of the US-Russian nuclear cooperation programs that envision
the use and recycling of plutonium (reprocessing) and highly enriched
uranium in energy and research programs.
- Nuclear Threat Institute (NTI)
Charitable and awareness-raising organization set up by CNN founder
Ted Turner and former US Senator Sam Nunn.
- Nuclear Threat
Reduction Campaign (NTRC)
The NTRC is an initiative by the US Vietnam Veterans of America
Foundation aiming to 'convince Congress, the President, and the
American people to enact the Nuclear Threat Reduction Act of 2001'.
- PIR - Center for
Policy Studies in Russia
This Moscow-based non-profit research and public education organization
was founded in 1994 and focuses on international security, arms control,
and nonproliferation issues as they pertain to Russia.
- Russian American Nuclear Security
Advisory Council (RANSAC)
Established in 1997, RANSAC is dedicated to develop new US-Russian
nuclear cooperation projects as well as helping old ones to be implemented.
The organization is made up of former US and Russian governmental
officials and advisors, scientists and academics from the nonproliferation
and nuclear energy fields.
- Union of Concerned Scientists
The USC is a nonprofit alliance of 50 000 citizens and scientists
advocating a 'cleaner, healthier environment and a safer world'. They
aim to influence public policy making and produce scientific studies
on a range issues.