US and Russia work together against threat of nuclear terrorism
GlobalPost and Military-Industrial Courier (VPK)
March 20, 2012
Commentary by: The Elbe Group, including Kevin Ryan, Belfer Center executive director for research, and Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Belfer Center senior fellow
Topic: U.S.-Russia relations and nuclear terrorism
“CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — It would seem that the relationship between the United States and Russia has once again settled into a sour state. Disagreements over missile defense in Europe are creating additional obstacles to a Russia-NATO summit planned for May.
Russia and the US continue to disagree over policy toward Iran and Syria. But behind the front pages, there is significant cooperation happening between the US and Russia over an issue that both countries consider among the most serious facing them — nuclear terrorism.”