Senator Ed Markey introduces ‘Invest in Cures Before Missiles’ (ICBM) Act

On March 26, US Representative Ro Khanna and PNND Co-President Senator Ed Markey introduced into the US Congress the Investing in Cures Before Missiles (ICBM) Act. The Act would stop the further development of the Pentagon’s new $93-96 billion ground-based strategic deterrent (GBSD) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and direct those savings towards development of a universal coronavirus vaccine.

ABA International Law Section: Annual Meeting with ABA President, Kim Campbell and Jonathan Granoff

A dynamic dialogue at the annual meeting of the American Bar Association’s International Law section, featuring the Right Honorable Kim Campbell, former Prime Minister of Canada, GSI President Jonathan Granoff, with opening remarks by ABA President Patricia Refo.

Dr. Frank von Hippel and Princeton's Program on Science and Global Security

Dr. Frank von Hippel, a member of GSI’s Board of Advisors, is co-Director of Princeton’s Program on Science and Global Security. In the 1980s, as chairman of the Federation of American Scientists, he partnered with Evgenyi Velikhov in advising Mikhail Gorbachev on the technical basis for steps to end the nuclear arms race. In 1994-5, he served as Assistant Director for National Security in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. And much more

Von Hippel was recently profiled in a brilliant article in the Princeton Alumni Weekly Magazine.

James E. Goodby and David A. Koplow in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

An exceedingly challenging agenda of urgent, important, and diverse arms control issues awaits the Biden administration. The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) will surely be a top priority, as well as picking up the pieces left from the Trump administration’s wreckage of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the Treaty on Open Skies, and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran. Ambassador James Goodby, member of GSI’s Non-Partisan Security Group, and David A. Koplow , both members of GSI’s Non-Partisan Security Group, reflect in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on possible structures and routes to tackle the vital issues before them. A “do not miss” article.

Nuclear Weapons and Human Survival: A Conversation with Dr. William Perry

An inspiring and informative dialogue on humanity’s most pressing existential threat, Nuclear Weapons with Former US Secretary of Defense Dr. William Perry and GSI President Jonathan Granoff. Produced by the Opal Group in New York City.

Nuclear Weapons and International Law 2020

Renowned leaders including former Governor Jerry Brown and the President of the American Bar Association address the role of international law in addressing the risks of nuclear weapons.

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Human Security for All

Human Security for All

“The only people who should be allowed to govern countries with nuclear weapons are mothers, those who are still breast-feeding their babies.” ― Tsutomu YamaguchiMay 11, 2021 – Human Security for All Index 1. Deep Dive with Jonathan Granoff 2. Announcements:...

Frank Von Hippel: A Scientist in the Public Square

Frank Von Hippel: A Scientist in the Public Square

Dr. Frank von Hippel, a member of GSI's Board of Advisors, is co-Director of Princeton’s Program on Science and Global Security. In the 1980s, as chairman of the Federation of American Scientists, he partnered with Evgenyi Velikhov in advising Mikhail Gorbachev on the...

Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era, With Douglas Roche.

Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era, With Douglas Roche.

We are excited to announce a new book, Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era, from our long term associate, and Chairman Emeritus of GSI's Middle Powers Initiative, Senator Douglas Roche. Douglas Roche, OC, KCSG is a Canadian author, parliamentarian, diplomat and...

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Jonathan Granoff Message for UN International Day of Conscience

Jonathan Granoff Message for UN International Day of Conscience

Video Message: Jonathan Granoff Enjoy the message from GSI President Jonathan Granoff for the UN International Day of Conscience. Reflections on United Nations Day of Conscience “Promoting A Culture of Peace With Love and Conscience” And Golden Rule Day Jonathan...

Mikhail Gorbachev: No One Else Can Hide

Mikhail Gorbachev: No One Else Can Hide

From the Interfax News Agency, April 2, 2020:  Former USSR President calls for revision of world agenda under the influence of the coronavirus pandemic Moscow. April 2 INTERFAX.RU - The first and only President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev answered the questions of...

The Pope and Nuclear Deterrence: Georgetown Conference

The Pope and Nuclear Deterrence: Georgetown Conference

Also see: The Georgetown Initiative: Responsible Investing for a Sustainable FutureOn January 31, 2020, experts gathered at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., to address challenges and solutions to the current crisis in nuclear non-proliferation and...

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A new series of video conversations between GSI President Jonathan Granoff and the people who have helped to shape the world on nuclear disarmament.

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The Deadly Consequences of Nuclear War

The Deadly Consequences of Nuclear War

Two articles on nucleardarkness.org that explain in detail the effects of even a limited nuclear engagement on our world. Nuclear War Threatens Human Existence City on Fire by Lynn Eden

The Man Who Saved the World

The Man Who Saved the World

A 2013 feature-length Danish documentary film now available on Netflix. By filmmaker Peter Anthony, The Man Who Saved the World is the story of  Stanislav Petrov, a former lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces, and his role in preventing the 1983 Soviet...

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A Commemoration of the Life and Legacy of George P. Schultz

A Commemoration of the Life and Legacy of George P. Schultz

On 26 February 2021, Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons commemorated the life and legacy of the Honorable George P. Shultz, Secretary of State of the United States of America from 1982 to 1989. Known for his instrumental role in the Reykjavik Summit and the...

Democracy, Global Security and the Vote

AREDAY - AREI American Renewable Energy Institute   Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute joins RMI co-founder and Chairman emeritus Amory Lovins in a dynamic dialogue on “Democracy, Global Security and the Vote” With the US Presidential...

The Bomb: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

The Bomb: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

A film inspired by the commemorations of the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Featuring Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union, and George Schultz, former Secretary of State of the United States. Intro by Jonathan Granoff. "...a nuclear war...

Videos: UN International Day of Conscience

Videos: UN International Day of Conscience

On April 5, 2020, dignitaries and artists gathered virtually to celebrate the UN International Day of Conscience. Global Security Institute is proud to have participated in the organization of the event, along with two of GSI's Advisory Board members, Jane Goodall and...

Jonathan Granoff Message for UN International Day of Conscience

Jonathan Granoff Message for UN International Day of Conscience

Video Message: Jonathan Granoff Enjoy the message from GSI President Jonathan Granoff for the UN International Day of Conscience. Reflections on United Nations Day of Conscience “Promoting A Culture of Peace With Love and Conscience” And Golden Rule Day Jonathan...

Mikhail Gorbachev: No One Else Can Hide

Mikhail Gorbachev: No One Else Can Hide

From the Interfax News Agency, April 2, 2020:  Former USSR President calls for revision of world agenda under the influence of the coronavirus pandemic Moscow. April 2 INTERFAX.RU - The first and only President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev answered the questions of...

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