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    • Assessing Uncertainty in Intelligence 

      Friedman, Jeffrey Allan; Zeckhauser, Richard Jay (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      This article addresses the challenge of managing uncertainty when producing estimative intelligence. Much of the theory and practice of estimative intelligence aims to eliminate or reduce uncertainty, but this is often ...
    • Enabling a Nuclear Revival — And Managing its Risks 

      Bunn, Matthew G.; Malin, Martin Benjamin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2009)
      Matthew Bunn and Martin B. Malin examine the conditions needed for nuclear energy to grow on a scale large enough for it to be a significant part of the world’s response to climate change. They consider the safety, security, ...
    • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Understanding Human Security 

      Inglehart, Ronald F.; Norris, Pippa (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2011)
      Since the end of the Cold War, security studies have broadened to take into account a wide range of non-military threats ranging from poverty to environmental concerns rather than just national defense. Security scholars, ...
    • Iraqi Politics and Implications for Oil and Energy 

      O'Sullivan, Meghan L. (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2011)
      Iraq’s ability to reach its energy potential should be of broad regional and international concern. Iraq could be poised for a dramatic transformation, one in which it finally escapes the political and technical constraints ...
    • Nuclear Lessons for Cyber Security? 

      Nye, Joseph S. (United States Air Force, 2011)
      Identifying “revolutions in military affairs” is arbitrary, but some inflection points in technological change are larger than others: for example, the gunpowder revolution in early modern Europe, the industrial revolution ...
    • Reducing Nuclear Dangers 

      Bunn, Matthew G. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
      Ron Rosenbaum wants us to be worried. His book How the End Begins: The Road to a Nuclear World War III is intended as an urgent warning that the terrifying dangers of nuclear weapons did not disappear when the Cold War ...
    • Reducing the Greatest Risks of Nuclear Theft and Terrorism 

      Bunn, Matthew G. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2009)
      Keeping nuclear weapons and the materials needed to make them out of terrorist hands is critical to U.S. and world security - and to the future of nuclear energy as well. In the aftermath of a terrorist nuclear attack, ...
    • Securing Nuclear Stockpiles: The First Line of Defense in Preventing Nuclear Terrorism 

      Newman, Andrew; Bunn, Matthew G. (The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 2009)
    • The U.S.-Russia Joint Threat Assessment of Nuclear Terrorism 

      Bunn, Matthew G.; Morozov, Yuri; Mowatt-Larssen, Rolf; Saradzhyan, Simon; Tobey, William H; Yesin, Viktor I.; Zolotarev, Pavel S. (Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, and Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies., 2011)
      Nuclear terrorism is a real and urgent threat. Given the potentially catastrophic consequences, even a small probability of terrorists getting and detonating a nuclear bomb is enough to justify urgent action to reduce the ...