Chair: Dr. Janne Nolan

Dr. Janne Nolan is the chair of the Nuclear Security Working Group and Research Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. Her latest book, Tyranny of Consensus, was published in 2013 by the Century Foundation.

 
 

NSWG News

 
  • Cosmos Dinner on DTRA with Kenneth Myers

    Cosmos Dinner on DTRA with Kenneth Myers

    On May 27th, 2014, the Nuclear Security Working Group assembled for remarks and a discussion lead by Dr. Janne Nolan and Kenneth Myers, the director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

     
  • America and Iran: The Morning After a Nuclear Deal

    America and Iran: The Morning After a Nuclear Deal

    In an article for the National Journal, NSWG founder Janne Nolan and visiting scholar at the George Washington University’s Elliott School Navid Hassibi discuss the potential fallout and implications of a nuclear deal with Iran.

     
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  • Javad Zarif on Iran’s Nuclear Negotiations

    Javad Zarif on Iran’s Nuclear Negotiations

    In a piece for the New Yorker, Robin Wright, a recent NSWG meeting speaker, details her interview with the Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

     
  • The NSWG is now on Facebook!

    The NSWG is now on Facebook!

    The Nuclear Security Working Group is pleased to announce our Facebook page.

     
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  • Cosmos Dinner on Ukraine with Ambassador Steven Pifer

    Cosmos Dinner on Ukraine with Ambassador Steven Pifer

    On April 17th, the Nuclear Security Working Group assembled to listen to remarks from Ambassador Steven Pifer on the crisis in Ukraine and its affects on U.S.-Russian cooperation to reduce nuclear dangers.

     
  • What Iran’s Chemical Past Tells Us About Its Nuclear Future

    What Iran’s Chemical Past Tells Us About Its Nuclear Future

    In a piece for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Michael Eisenstadt looks to Iran’s history of chemical weapons use as a potential precedent for its policy stance on nuclear weapons.

     
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  • Cosmos Dinner with Robin Wright on Iran

    Cosmos Dinner with Robin Wright on Iran

    On March 18th, 2014, the Nuclear Security Group assembled for a discussion about Iran’s nuclear program with journalist and Middle East expert Robin Wright.

     
  • Why Can’t Iran and Israel be Friends?

    Why Can’t Iran and Israel be Friends?

    In an article for The Guardian, Navid Hassibi discusses the potential for a “thaw in relations” between Iran and Israel in the coming months.

     
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  • Iran’s 20 Percent Enriched Uranium Stock

    Iran’s 20 Percent Enriched Uranium Stock

    A new report by the Institute for Science and International Security analyzes the February 20th International Atomic Energy Agency Safeguards Report and concludes that Iran’s decision to suspend production of 20 percent low enriched uranium and convert its existing stockpile to oxide form is important in the short-term, but in the long-term the total amount of 20 percent low enriched uranium is what will matter most from a nonproliferation perspective.

     
  • Centrifuges: Key to Final Nuclear Deal

    Centrifuges: Key to Final Nuclear Deal

    A new report published by the Institute for Science and International Security discusses the centrality of centrifuges to a successful deal with Iran over its nuclear program.

     
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