ROADMAP FOR SUCCESS OF THE NUCLEAR SECURITY SUMMITS AND BEYOND

Kenneth N. Luongo

The Nuclear Security Summits (NSS) are an important advancement in the global effort to prevent nuclear terrorism. They have raised the profile of important issues, galvanised international action and reduced stockpiles of vulnerable nuclear materials. However, they have not reached their full potential in eliminating weak links in the global nuclear security system.

The upcoming summit in The Hague in 2014 followed by the final summit in the United States in 2016 offers an opportunity to further reduce these vulnerabilities. By using these two events in a linked fashion, the summit participants can strengthen the existing system and set the foundation for a significantly improved nuclear security regime by the end of the decade. This would result in an enduring and signature achievement of the summit process.

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