Taking the Long View 

Taking the Long View is published in each issue of the Journal of Nuclear Materials Management.  A list of columns is below. Click the title to read the column. 

Please Note: This column is intended to serve as a forum to present and discuss current strategic issues impacting the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management in the furtherance of its mission. The views expressed by the author are not necessarily endorsed by the Institute, but are intended to stimulate and encourage readers to actively participate in strategic discussions. Please provide your thoughts and ideas to the Institute’s leadership on these and other issues of importance. With your feedback we hope to create an environment of open dialogue, addressing the critical uncertainties that lie ahead for the world, and identify the possible paths to the future based on those uncertainties that can be influenced by the Institute. Jack Jekowski can be contacted at

Volume 46, No. 4
New Challenges for the Institute

Volume 46, No. 2
Perhaps Not in My Lifetime​

Volume 46, No. 1
Living in Interesting Times​

Volume 45, No. 1
Preparing for the Future

Volume 45, No. 2
“That Will Never Happen” — The Power of Scenario Planning

Volume 45, No. 3
Winds of Change

Volume 45, No 4
All Things Nuclear​

Volume 44, No. 1
A World Full of Critical Uncertainties

Volume 44, No. 2
Sometimes Life Seems Too Complicated

Volume 44, No. 3
Rehearsing Possible Futures

Volume 44, No. 4
A View from the International Community

Volume 43, No. 1
Turning the Corner

Volume 43, No. 2
International Collaborations Amid a 21st Century Test for Diplomacy

Volume 43, No. 3
Making Sausage — A View into Creating the Annual Meeting Technical Program

Volume 43, No. 4
Going Back to Our Roots — DOE's Nuclear Security Role