Op Eds

An Open Letter to the President: A Legacy the World Needs

Open Letter sent to President Obama by GSI President Jonathan Granoff Dear Mr. President, Thanks to you, Mr. President, during your administration, the United States of America has made significant progress in numerous areas of immense importance: providing affordable...

U.N. Urged to Ban Nuke Strikes against Cities

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 10 2014 (IPS) - Civil society groups are urging the U.N. General Assembly to pass a resolution declaring nuclear strikes on cities to be a clear-cut violation of international humanitarian law. At the Dec. 8-9 Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian...

Nuclear Talks: Will it Play in Persepolis?

Originally published by Foreign Policy, November 21, 2014 by Nancy Gallagher For the first time in more than a decade, the United States and Iran are both pushing hard to resolve their long-standing disagreements about Tehran’s nuclear program. Making that investment...

Save Earth’s Holy Bible

Originally published in the Huffington Post, September 23, 2014 by Jonathan Granoff I had the privilege of joining with several hundred thousand people who love the planet and all its inhabitants on September 21, 2014, in New York City. We walked through Manhattan...

Major Powers Must Unite Behind the UN

The failure of the major powers to overcome their narrow, short-term interests has crippled the UN’s ability to enforce the peace and security of the world.   by Douglas Roche, O.C.   This article was originally published in Embassy magazine, September 17, 2014....

From Chaos, A New Security Order

Huffington Post op/ed by Rhianna Tyson Kreger and Jonathan Granoff To many if not most, the present turmoil in the world is evidence of a world gone chaotic: the downed Malaysian airliners, the horrific consequences of increased militarization in Israel and Palestine,...

Security Reflections: A Holistic Approach without Nuclear Weapons

Lead article published in Eruditio, the e-journal of the World Academy of Art and Science, March 14, 2014 Today's global threats require a cooperative response. The ongoing cycle of fear −wherein armaments spread insecurity and insecurity generates more armaments −is...

Musings on a New Paradigm

October 31, 2013 Published in the Cadmus journal: Promoting leadership in thought that leads to action. We are the first civilization in which the pursuit of the real and the good has become separated. The current predominant worldview adopts the scientific method as...