Matthew Bunn

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Name: Matthew Bunn
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Is Obama changing his mind on nuclear arms?

Since the start of his presidency, Barack Obama has been clear that one of his major goals was to secure nuclear weapons and materials. As recently as March, at the Nuclear Security Summit in Holland, the president declared: “It is important for us not ... [Published Politico - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Israel resigned to four more months in global diplomatic effort with Iran

EU foreign policy chief Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif attend a news conference in Vienna Photo: REUTERSVIENNA – Israel is not opposed to an extension of talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program, Israeli government ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 20 2014]
Entities: Iran, Israel, Nuclear
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Uranium Seizure in Iraq Sheds New Light on Abysmal Nonproliferation Budget

| 0Iraq’s ambassador to the U.N stated in a July 8 letter to U.N Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that roughly 88 pounds of uranium compounds had been seized by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) after the group took control of the city of Mosul ... [Published Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Stolen uranium compounds not only dirty bomb ingredients within ISIS' grasp, say experts

Plenty of materials for a potential dirty bomb are likely scattered throughout the area of Iraq controlled by ISIS, and pulling off an attack that spreads even a minor amount of radiation could be a huge PR coup for the terror group, experts told Fox ... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

ˈIran-US mistrust makes nuclear negotiations difficult’ :Tehran Times

In an exclusive interview with the English-language daily ˈTehran Timesˈ published Tuesday, Prof. Matthew Bunn believes that the road ahead is very troublesome and difficult to traverse, but there are good chances that the ongoing negotiations will lead ... [Published Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sanctions law poses obstacle in final diplomatic push with Iran

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at talks in Vienna May 14, 2014. Photo: REUTERSVIENNA - Negotiations with Iran come to an ostensible end next week, assuming the world's top diplomats, gathered ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Downplays Extremist Seizure of Low-Grade Uranium in Iraq

Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related IssuesJuly 11, 2014By Rachel Oswald ThThe U.S. State Department on Thursday moved to reduce concern about the recent seizure of low-grade nuclear material in Iraq by Islamic ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Clacton: Man assaulted on his doorstep

Man assaulted on his doorstepMatthew BunnSaturday, July 5, 20143:28 PMA man in his 50s was assaulted on the doorstep of his flat in Meredith Road, Clacton.To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.The incident happened at around 11.40am ... [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

A slow-fuse Turkish bomb? (II)

“A Worst Practices Guide to Insider Threats: Lessons from Past Mistakes,” written by Matthew Bunn and Scott D. Sagan, is a fun-and-serious booklet to read.“Insider threats are perhaps the most serious challenges that nuclear security systems face,” the ... [Published Turkish Daily - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 1 reports

Security At Nuclear Facilities: Danger Likely Lurks From Within

mdsolar (1045926) sends this excerpt from the Stanford Report: "Insider threats are the most serious challenge confronting nuclear facilities in today's world, a Stanford political scientist says. In every case of theft of nuclear materials where the ... [Published Slashdot - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Yes, Obama Really Is Worried About a Manhattan Nuke

President Obama invoked a bracing image responding to a question about the threat Russia poses to America while speaking at a nuclear security summit in Brussels Tuesday. More Poll: Americans Sour on Obama’s Foreign Policy President Obama Prepares to ... [Published Swampland - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Japan surrenders part of its nuclear stockpile for disposal

GWEN IFILL: Finally tonight: dismantling the world’s nuclear arsenal.RELATED LINKS Read the full Harvard report on setting goals for nuclear security More resources on nuclear security from Harvard's Belfer Center Japan agreed today it would relinquish ... [Published PBS - Mar 25 2014]

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"there's a real danger that the iranians, at the last moment, will make a proposal that seems reasonable to the russians and the chinese, but completely insufficient to france, england and germany, and therefore puts the onus on the united states as the intransigent party" said Matthew Bunn, a professor at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University...

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Is Obama changing his mind on nuclear arms? [Published Politico - 21 hours ago]
The Obama administration is spending billions o... [Published GlobalPost - Jul 30 2014]
Obama curbs nuclear security goals as bomb-buil... [Published Center For Public Integrity - Jul 30 2014]
Israel resigned to four more months in global d... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 20 2014]
Uranium Seizure in Iraq Sheds New Light on Abys... [Published Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation - Jul 17 2014]
Innovating Verification: Verifying Baseline Dec... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 17 2014]
Stolen uranium compounds not only dirty bomb in... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 15 2014]
ˈIran-US mistrust makes nuclear negotiations di... [Published Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 15 2014]
Sanctions law poses obstacle in final diplomati... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 14 2014]
U.S. Downplays Extremist Seizure of Low-Grade U... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 11 2014]
Clacton: Man assaulted on his doorstep [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Jul 05 2014]
A slow-fuse Turkish bomb? (II) [Published Turkish Daily - Jun 26 2014]
Security At Nuclear Facilities: Danger Likely L... [Published Slashdot - Apr 26 2014]
Yes, Obama Really Is Worried About a Manhattan ... [Published Swampland - Mar 26 2014]
Yes, Obama Really Is Worried About a Manhattan ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 26 2014]
Japan surrenders part of its nuclear stockpile ... [Published PBS - Mar 25 2014]
Nuclear Security and Japan’s Plutonium Path [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Mar 14 2014]
Our nuclear insecurity [Published Harvard Gazette - Mar 12 2014]
Don’t Worry, Ukraine Won’t Go Nuclear [Published TIME.com - Mar 12 2014]
Don’t Worry, Ukraine Won’t Go Nuclear [Published Swampland - Mar 12 2014]
Nuclear Security and Japan’s Plutonium Path [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Mar 05 2014]
WMD: World Powers Could Revise Conditions for ... [Published NTI - Apr 14 2009]
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Yes, Obama Really Is Worried About a Manhattan ... [Published Swampland - Mar 26 2014]
President Obama invoked a bracing image responding to a question about the threat Russia poses to America while speaking at a nuclear security summit in Brussels Tuesday. More Poll: Americans Sour on Obama’s Foreign Policy President Obama Prepares to ...
Yes, Obama Really Is Worried About a Manhattan ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 26 2014]
President Obama invoked a bracing image responding to a question about the threat Russia poses to America while speaking at a nuclear security summit in Brussels Tuesday. More Poll: Americans Sour on Obama’s Foreign Policy President Obama Prepares to ...
Nuclear Security and Japan’s Plutonium Path [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Mar 14 2014]
Event Information March 14, 20141:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumThe Brookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Ave., NWWashington, DC Register for the Event At the third Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, beginning March 24, world leaders will ...
Our nuclear insecurity [Published Harvard Gazette - Mar 12 2014]
As the intense conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues, and talk of a return to Cold War-style politics heats up, top world leaders, including President Vladimir Putin and President Obama, are slated to meet later this month to discuss how ...
Don’t Worry, Ukraine Won’t Go Nuclear [Published TIME.com - Mar 12 2014]
As Russia helps itself to Crimea , some Ukrainians are wishing they had a nuclear deterrent against Vladimir Putin’s territorial ambitions. Ukraine had a vast nuclear arsenal once, after all, which it gave up 20 years ago. More Spain Mourn Victims of ...
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