James Acton

James Acton

James M. Acton is co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program and senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment. A physicist by training, Acton specializes in deterrence, disarmament, nonproliferation, and nuclear energy. His current research focuses on the nuclear fuel cycle in Japan and hypersonic conventional weapons.


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Postdoc at P'ton


Geneva: The TRR and Enrichment Abroad

Chinese Nuclear Subs on Display

Proving Disarmament Credentials

Obama-Medvedev Statement

A Freudian Slip?

Sir Michael Quinlan (1930—2009)

Debating Disarmament

Safeguards in Iran. And Elsewhere.


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