Sam Meyer is a research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, where he is responsible for upkeep and maintenance of the Nuclear Threat Initiative’s vast online library of informational profiles of countries, treaties, international organizations, and facilities relevant to WMD and nonproliferation issues. Sam also prepares interactive tutorials on nonproliferation issues, and maintains databases related to civilian HEU stockpiles, submarine proliferation, and national disarmament efforts. He coauthored the 2016 CNS Global Incidents and Trafficking Report and works closely with graduate students to hone their research and writing skills. Sam earned his MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey in 2016. A US Army veteran, he studied Arabic at the Defense Language Institute. Sam is a two-time winner of the TV game show, “Jeopardy!
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Several countries, including the US and the Soviet Union, developed and tested radiological weapons before abandoning their programs. Today, there is a real risk that states may again pursue these weapons. Within the context of the P5, could now be the time to revive the initiative to ban radiological weapons?