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Obama to push arms control agenda

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is preparing to advance an ambitious arms control agenda that calls for dramatic cuts in American and Russian arsenals, experts say.

Report urges U.S. to embrace nuclear power growth, despite risks

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- A report from a State Department advisory panel says a coming large expansion in global nuclear power generation poses proliferation risks, but the United States must embrace it to ensure that nuclear supplier nations build safeguards into the growing market.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Analysis: WMD Terror Commission starts up

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- A new blue-ribbon commission set up by Congress to offer the next administration advice about keeping nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction from falling into the hands of rogue states and terrorists held its first meeting in Washington last week.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Russia mulls bailing from missile treaty

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- Russia is considering opting out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces missile disarmament treaty, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.

Brazil denies nuclear wrongdoings

BRASILIA, Brazil, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Brazil denied any wrongdoing Friday following reports that it may have obtained its nuclear centrifuge technology from a rogue Pakistani scientist.

Experts debate fate of plutonium

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- The large stockpiles of weapons-grade plutonium in the United States and Russia represent an enormous security challenge that is not being adequately addressed by either country, according to think tank analysts who specialize in nuclear non-proliferation
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

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Henry D. Sokolski is the Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, a Washington-based nonprofit organization founded in 1994 to promote a better understanding of strategic weapons proliferation issues among policymakers, scholars and the media. He was appointed by the U.S. Congress to serve on the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and terrorism, which filed its final report in December of 2008.

Sokolski served from 1989 to 1993 as the Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and later received the Secretary of Defense's Medal for Outstanding Public Service. Prior to this, he worked in the Secretary's Office of Net Assessment on proliferation issues.

In addition to his Executive Branch service, Sokolski served from 1984 through 1988 as Senior Military Legislative Aide to Senator Dan Quayle, and as Special Assistant on Nuclear Energy Matters to Senator Gordon J. Humphrey from 1982 through 1983.

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