FTE Full-Time Equivalent

G8 Group of Eight

G8 GP G8 Global Partnership

GAO Government Accountability Office

GICNT Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism

GP Global Partnership

GSE Global Security Engagement

HEU Highly Enriched Uranium

HHS Department of Health and Human Services

HSC Homeland Security Council

IED Improvised Explosive Device

IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency

ICBM Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

ICP International Counterproliferation

ISTC International Science and Technology Center

IUPAC International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry

JVE Joint Verification Experiment

LEU Low-Enriched Uranium

MPC&A Material Protection, Control and Accounting

NAS National Academy of Sciences

NCID National Center for Infectious Diseases

NDF Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund

NGO Nongovernment Organization

NIS Newly Independent States

NRC National Research Council

NSC National Security Council

NTI Nuclear Threat Initiative

NWSS Nuclear Weapons Storage Security Program

NWTS Nuclear Weapons Transportation Security Program

OMB Office of Management and Budget

OPCW Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

OSAC Overseas Security Advisory Council

OTA Congressional Office of Technology Assessment

PART Program Assessment Rating Tool

PNSR Project on National Security Reform



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