The Wisconsin Project supports U.S. government efforts to help countries develop and enforce effective controls on strategic trade. For nearly twenty years, we have provided training and Risk Report access to thousands of officials in over 40 countries. These countries use the database on a daily basis for end-user screening, sanctions compliance, cargo targeting, and investigations.
Through research and advocacy, the Wisconsin Project seeks to reduce the risk that exports will accelerate proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Early work by founder Gary Milhollin influenced the export policies of major supplier countries. More recent work publicizes the entities supporting WMD programs, with a focus on Iran, and has influenced sanctions policy and enforcement.
The Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control carries out research and public education designed to inhibit the spread of technologies used to make weapons of mass destruction and long-range missiles. Among its major accomplishments in its over 30 year history are the following: