Miles Pomper’s Articles


How Better Cancer Treatment Can Also Mean Better Nuclear Security

A report that the Islamic State almost stumbled upon radioactive material in Mosul–cobalt-60, used in radiation therapy–raises a profound dilemma about cancer treatment in developing countries.

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President-Elect Trump Calls to “Strengthen and Expand” US Nuclear Capability

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What Future Does Nuclear Power Have in an Era of Cheap Energy?

Nuclear power may play a role in future alternative energy sources thanks to safety improvements.

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Summits Made Some Headway on Security

DECEMBER 1, 2016: Nuclear Security Summits are improving the security of vulnerable nuclear material.

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Trump And Nuclear Weapons: Here’s What’s At Stake

CNS’s William Potter and Miles Pomper on what to expect from President-Elect Trump’s nuclear policy.


Improving the Security of All Nuclear Materials

A report on legal, political, and institutional options to advance international oversight.

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Africa’s growing and neglected cancer problem: We will all suffer

By helping countries acquire linear accelerators and train associated personnel, the international community has the opportunity to improve public health and security simultaneously.

TRT World Interview with Miles Pomper at the Nuclear Security Summit 2016

The Nuclear Security Summit is a biennial, global-scale meeting to prevent threats of nuclear terrorism.

Nuclear Terrorism: Countering the Threat

New book aims to improve our understanding of nuclear security and the prevention of nuclear terrorism.

The Nuclear Security Summit Will Leave Unfinished Work

Analysis of what the Obama administration has accomplished and what remains to be done in the field of nuclear security.