Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress

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This report discusses domestic and global nuclear security measures. It talks about the challenges to achieve the four-year goal, the multilateral efforts to improve nuclear security, and the role of nongovernmental organization and the nuclear industry. The report concludes that Congress will continue to decide on funding for the U.S. domestic and international programs focused on nuclear material security and nuclear terrorism prevention. Congress is also likely to assess implementation of the Administration's goal to secure nuclear materials by the end of 2013.

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Nikitin, Mary Beth April 16, 2010.

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This report discusses domestic and global nuclear security measures. It talks about the challenges to achieve the four-year goal, the multilateral efforts to improve nuclear security, and the role of nongovernmental organization and the nuclear industry. The report concludes that Congress will continue to decide on funding for the U.S. domestic and international programs focused on nuclear material security and nuclear terrorism prevention. Congress is also likely to assess implementation of the Administration's goal to secure nuclear materials by the end of 2013.

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25 pages.

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Nikitin, Mary Beth. Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress, report, April 16, 2010; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501571/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.