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Ex-US Officials Urge Biden to Block Plutonium Plant
April 4, 2024

Secret Documents: US Making Progress to End HEU Fuel in Navy Ships
December 6, 2023

AUKUS Submarine Revelations Compel a Rethink
November 16, 2023

Scientific American: Bomb-Grade US Reactor is Dangerous and Unnecessary
October 20, 2023

USG Ignores the Supply Side of Nonproliferation
September 6, 2023

New US Reactor Violates Nonproliferation Policy, Say Ex-Officials
* See also – Reuters news article
May 30, 2023

Biden Can and Should Reduce AUKUS Nuclear Risks
March 7, 2023

At UN, Call to Abandon Bomb-Grade Submarine Plan
August 5, 2022

China, Indonesia, US Experts Say Nuke Submarines Threaten NPT
July 27, 2022

Video Presentation: “Can Albanese Fix AUKUS?”
July 25, 2022

Experts Urge Biden Not to Sell Australia HEU Subs
July 26, 2022

Australia TV: New Government Explores LEU Submarines
July 18, 2022

House of Representatives Votes to Continue Navy LEU Fuel R&D
July 16, 2022

Should Australia Buy French Nuclear Submarines?
July 14, 2022

ABC-TV: IAEA vs NPPP on Australian Submarine Safeguards
July 5, 2022

Australia Questions Need for Nuclear Submarines
June 22, 2022

How Australia’s New Leader Can Fix the Submarine Deal
May 24, 2022

Update on US R&D of Navy LEU Fuel
May 23, 2022

TV Report: Australia’s Submarines May Use Bomb-Grade Fuel
March 15, 2022

Australia Explores Proliferation Risks of AUKUS Submarines
March 14, 2022

U.S. Funds R&D of Naval LEU Fuel that Australia Could Use
March 12, 2022

WSJ Op-Ed: How the U.S. Let Iran Get the Bomb
February 24, 2022

U.S. Bans Bomb-Grade Exports for Medical Production
December 20, 2021

USG Study: Moon Reactor Does Not Require HEU Fuel
December 11, 2021

German Reactor Still Violates HEU Minimization Norm
October 25, 2021

Australian TV on HEU-Fueled Submarine Plan
October 7, 2021

Op-Ed: Fixing the Australian Submarine Fiasco
September 23, 2021

Op-Ed: The Navy’s Nuclear Proliferation Problem
September 15, 2021

Army Reactors on War Bases: Risky and Unnecessary
April 29, 2021
*Working Paper #4
*Press Release
*Video Press Conference
*Army Times news article

Space Reactors: U.S. Abandons Bomb-Grade Fuel
April 29, 2021

Journal Article on Plutonium Fuel (free download)
March 19, 2021

NPPP Requests NRC Hearing on Proposed Bomb-Grade Export to France
March 5, 2021

Risks of Plutonium Fuel in Proposed U.S. Government Reactor
February 25, 2021

Dangers of HEU in Space – Grad Student Website
July 29, 2020

Op-Ed: Bay Area’s Nuclear Time Bomb
July 2, 2020

Experts Urge Congress to Continue Navy LEU Fuel R&D
June 30, 2020

Trump’s Plan to Resume Bomb-Grade Uranium Production
June 15, 2020

Health, Nuclear Experts Urge End of Bomb-Grade Exports for Medical Isotopes
December 18, 2019

Nuclear Energy in Space: Nonproliferation Risks and Solutions
October 17, 2019 – Archer Center, Washington, DC

Op-Ed: Rookie Error on Naval Fuel Risks Nuclear Terrorism
June 27, 2019

New NPPP book published!
Plutonium for Energy? Explaining the Global Decline of MOX
October 22, 2018

Op-Ed: Small Nuke, Big Mistake
March 8, 2019

Debating Low-yield Nukes with StratCom
November 12, 2018

Arms Control Today: “Japan’s Misguided Plutonium Policy”
October 21, 2018

How Not to Reduce Japan’s Plutonium Stockpile
July 13, 2018

NPPP Launches MOX Site: Pu4Energy.com
June 11, 2018

Briefing Congress on Navy Nuclear Fuel Risks
April 18, 2018

Defense One: Navy Reactors Don’t Need HEU
March 13, 2018

NPPP Tells NASA to Avoid HEU in Space Reactors
February 27, 2018

Nuclear War in Austin?
February 13, 2018

Please Help the Leventhal Fellowship!
December 24, 2017

ARTE Documentary: The “Big Lie” of Nuclear Security
December 24, 2017

Kuperman Paper on Naval Reactors at RERTR
November 15, 2017

Alan Kuperman with RERTR founding director, Dr. Armando Travelli

NRC Halves Bomb-Grade Export After NPPP-led Protest
August 22, 2017

Baltimore Sun: Why is NASA testing bomb-grade materials for its Mars mission?
August 21, 2017

Op-ed: Japan’s Intentional Plutonium Surplus
August 17, 2017

Remembering Paul Leventhal:
Nuclear Lessons for a New Administration

April 13, 2017

Kuperman Debates Nuclear Modernization
March 21, 2017

Leventhal Fellowship – Donor Appeal
March 19, 2017

NRC Approves Biggest Bomb-Grade Export in 5 Years
February 21, 2017

NRC Abandons Plan to Quash Disclosure of Bomb-Grade Exports
December 8, 2016

30 Nuclear Experts Accuse U.S. of Violating Nonproliferation Agreement
September 7, 2016

NPPP book — now in paperback!
Nuclear Terrorism and Global Security: The Challenge of Phasing out Highly Enriched Uranium


NPPP to NRC: Belgium Violates 2012 Nonproliferation Pledge
August 18, 2016

NPPP Petition Urges NRC to Reject Bomb-Grade Export to Belgium
August 4, 2016

Déjà vu?
2001 Petition Spurs Belgium to Suspend Export Request
* Facing 2015 Petition, Belgium Withdraws HEU Application

White House Embraces NPPP Call to Replace Bomb-Grade Naval Fuel
April 1, 2016

WMD Book Includes NPPP Chapter on History of Bomb-Grade Fuel Reduction
March 30, 2016

Huffington Post: “A Bad Idea for Nuclear Security”
March 29, 2016

NYT Op-Ed: “Obama’s Bomb-Grade Mistake”
March 26, 2016

Fox News: US Nuclear Facilities Vulnerable to Terrorism
March 25, 2016

Facing NPPP Petition, Belgium Drops Request for Bomb-Grade Uranium
March 23, 2016
* See also, Physics Today

Kuperman at Indiana U. (video): “Iran Nuclear Agreement: Debunking Obama’s Claims”
November 5, 2015

Williams College Debate: “Iranian Nuclear Deal: Danger or Opportunity?”
October 29, 2015

Fedder Lecture at U. of Missouri-St. Louis: “Confronting Iran’s Nuclear Program”
September 16, 2015

CBS Radio Interview on Iran Deal
September 9, 2015

The Hill Op-Ed: “Appeasing Iran?”
August 25, 2015

Kuperman Speaks at National Press Club on Iran Nuclear Deal, Leventhal Legacy
August 4, 2015

NY Daily News Op-Ed: “The Iran Deal is Built on a Lie”
July 19, 2015

NPPP rebuts Harvard on Iran’s “Breakout Time”
July 6, 2015
* View on Harvard’s “Iran Matters” website

Press Release: “More Bomb-Grade Uranium to Canada?”
June 29, 2015

NY Times Op-Ed: “The Iran Deal’s Fatal Flaw”
June 23, 2015
* Interview on the “Breakout Timeline”

Briefing in U.S. Senate: “Phasing Out Highly Enriched Uranium Fuel in Naval Propulsion”
March 20, 2015
* NPPP Working Paper #3
* Executive Summary

Interventions Seek NRC Hearings on Planned Export of 10 Bombs’ Worth of HEU
March 18, 2015
* Petition on Export to Belgium
* Petition on Export to France

Jerusalem Post Op-Ed: Iran nuclear deal a “fool’s bargain”?
March 3, 2015

IDC-Herzliya Publishes NPPP Analysis: Iran Negotiations Unlikely to Stem Proliferation
November 24, 2014

NPPP Safeguards Analysis Published in NPEC Book on Loose Nukes
November 19, 2014

NYT Op-Ed: Highly Enriched Danger
March 22, 2014

NPPP Report: IAEA Cannot Safeguard Nuclear Facilities against Theft, Diversion of Bomb-Grade Material
March 18, 2014

NPPP Reveals: Nuclear Summit Host Violates Own Security Pledge
March 13, 2014

CNN Op-ed: “How U.S. nuclear reactors are vulnerable to terrorists”
August 26, 2013

NPPP Reiterates DOD Relationship to Report
August 21, 2013

NPPP Releases Major New Study: U.S. Nuclear Reactors Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack
August 15, 2013
* New Report: Working Paper #1
* Press Release
* Press Conference: Streaming Audio Replay
* NBC-TV Today Show
* NBC-TV Nightly News
* Business Week

NPPP Highlights Forthcoming Study: U.S. Nuclear Facilities Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack
Institute of Nuclear Materials Management — Annual Meeting
July 17, 2013

State Department Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security speaks at LBJ
Hosted by NPPP’s Alan J. Kuperman
March 8, 2013  [Watch the video]

Kuperman pens LA Times article on risk of nuclear Iran
April 1, 2012

LBJ School Colloquium: Terrorist Hiroshima?
March 29, 12:15-1:30pm, SRH 3.219/216
Alan J. Kuperman

Fox 7 TV: Kuperman on Iran’s Nuclear Program
March 8, 2012

Nuclear Risk Analysis Seminar — LBJ School
February 22, 2012
John Devin Biniaz, Office of the Secretary of Defense

2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization
January 24, 2012

Prof. Alan J. Kuperman addresses 2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization -- Vienna, Austria
Prof. Alan J. Kuperman addresses 2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization — Vienna, Austria

January 18, 2012