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Human Security: Virtuous, Practical, Urgent, and Necessary

Human Security: Virtuous, Practical, Urgent, and Necessary

Humanity is making itself an endangered species. Change is needed. Human security is the direct, accurate, and needed framework to generate that change. Continuing without a paradigm change will surely lead to disaster. Jonathan Granoff writes for Horizons magazine,...

Context for Needed Nuclear Policy Change

Context for Needed Nuclear Policy Change

Astana Club, Global Alliance of Leaders| Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan | November 15-17, 2021By Jonathan Granoff, President, Global Security Institute History never stands still. The movement of nations can be guided by their agreements which become law through treaties or...

Nuclear Strategy and Ending the War in Ukraine

Nuclear Strategy and Ending the War in Ukraine

By Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Laureate, former President of Costa Rica, and Advisory Board Member of the Global Security Institute, and Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute. It is time for bolder efforts to make peace in Ukraine. War, like fire,...

The United Nations Can Help us Get Through These Dark Days

The United Nations Can Help us Get Through These Dark Days

By Douglas Rouche, Board of Advisors, Global Security Institute Russia's war on Ukraine must be strongly condemned, but that war, heinous as it is, does not invalidate the right to peace. If anything, it reinforces the overriding imperative of building a world...

A Plea From President Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Laureate

A Plea From President Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Laureate

Former President Oscar Arias is an Advisory Board member of the Global Security Institute. The former President of Costa Rica, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to establish a peace treaty with Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, four...

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

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...

On July 23, the Basel Peace Office, of which GSI is a founding partner, launched Nuclear Games, a new film and an animated web-documentary addressing humanity's nuclear history and the risks and impacts of nuclear weapons and energy.   The web-documentary includes...

Amb. Thomas Graham: Taiwan vs. Tyranny

Amb. Thomas Graham: Taiwan vs. Tyranny

The US Must Redouble Its Commitment to Secure this Shining Hill of Democracy in East Asia by Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. and Mariana Budjeryn   With a string of U.S. allies in East Asia wary of China’s rising power, the region is a focus of growing security concerns....

Frank Von Hippel: Biden should end the launch-on-warning option

Frank Von Hippel: Biden should end the launch-on-warning option

Dr. Frank N. 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...

Important Message on Biden-Putin Summit

Important Message on Biden-Putin Summit

From GSI President Jonathan Granoff and Global Coordinator, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) Alyn Ware:Dear Friends,   Legislators from a mix of nuclear armed, nuclear allied and non-nuclear states have joined other political,...