Senate Confirms Member of GSI’s Nonpartisan Security Group, Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, as Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security

The U.S. Senate finally confirmed Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins last week to be undersecretary of state for arms control and international security. Her confirmation followed more than six months of delays in the Senate and bipartisan calls among security experts for her confirmation to go through so she could begin the urgent work of leading the State Department’s […]

GSI Letter of Congratulations to Bonnie Jenkins

July 23, 2021 To: Under Secretary of State Bonnie Jenkins From: The Nonpartisan Security Group Dear Madame Under Secretary of State, Our dear friend Bonnie, As fellow members of the Nonpartisan Security Group we appreciate that you will be taking leave of the Group while serving in the government. We wanted to let you know […]

Suzanne Spaulding on Russia’s Attempts to Undermine U.S. Justice System

A group of cybersecurity, national security and legal experts [including NSG member Suzanne Spaulding,] is warning that Russia’s efforts to weaken America’s democratic institutions aren’t limited to elections — but also extend to the U.S. justice system. “While we all focused on the electoral system, I think this disinformation effort is organized to really attack […]

PODCAST: Ambassador Thomas Graham on Titans of Nuclear

In an episode of the “Titans of Nuclear” series, Ambassador Thomas Graham discusses his personal journey to Ambassador of the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, his role in the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, and the role of nuclear energy in halting the spread of nuclear weaponry.

Gloria Duffy and John Kerry on Climate Change and More

Describing himself as a “skunk at the garden party,” former U.S. secretary of state John Kerry found himself in San Francisco speaking to an older, eager crowd Thursday afternoon. Throughout the event, Kerry heavily emphasized his concerns about climate change and the direction of the world, especially with President Donald Trump in office. The event […]

Suzanne Spaulding in WaPo: John Bolton just weakened America’s cyberdefenses

In February, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats deemed cyberwarfare the No. 1 threat to the United States. Yet this month, new national security adviser John Bolton decided to eliminate the cybersecurity coordinator position on the National Security Council. Bolton’s decision, justified as a move to “streamline” what is asserted to be a “core capability,” instead is likely to […]

A message from NSG Director Ambassador Robert Grey, Jr.

August 10, 2007 Dear Friend of GSI, The Nonpartisan Security Group (NSG), the Washington-based program of the Global Security Institute (GSI), has been very active in D.C.  Just this month, we met with Ambassador Thomas Pickering and the Center Aisle Caucus, where we discussed and advocated policies on a range of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation […]

Bipartisan Security Group Welcomes Senate Ratification of START

Bipartisan Security Group Welcomes Senate Ratification of START Media Advisory December 22, 2010For immediate release Contact: Kevin Davis, Bipartisan Security Group: (202) 251-8294; Today’s Senate ratification of the new START arms reduction treaty with Russia is a major step towards strengthening national and global security, according to the Bipartisan Security Group (BSG)*, a not-for-profit […]