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The 5th Prague Agenda Conference & the 2015 PNND Assembly

Since President Obama’s 2009 announcement of his long-term nuclear disarmament vision in Prague and the following signing of the 2010 US-Russia START Treaty, Prague has established itself as a venue for discussion and taking stock of issues related to nuclear arms...

Invitation: International Day of Non-Violence

The Global Security Institute is pleased to offer our very special friends and supporters an invitation to the United Nations' celebration of the International Day of Non-Violence, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of India.  On October 2, you are invited to...

Invitation: “The Man Who Saved the World”

We are very pleased to invite you to the New York premiere of "The Man Who Saved the World," a new film with appearances by Kevin Costner, Robert DeNiro, Matt Damon, Walter Cronkite, Ashton Kutcher, Jonathan Granoff, and many others.  Watch the official trailer: The...

The Shame and Horror of Nuclear Weapons

by William Swing and Tyler Wigg Stevenson The following excerpt originally appeared on TheWeek.com on August 7, 2015.  [...] As preachers, we know that the Bible's Psalms tell us that "the days of our years are threescore and ten." By that counting, then, the bomb has...

The Iran Deal: Steps Toward the Common Good

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post, August 3, 2015. We should be grateful to the diplomats for ensuring no further proliferation of nuclear weapons in a volatile region. The Iran Deal demonstrates that when powerful nations identify a common...

President Obama: A Chance to Lead

The below article, by Jonathan Granoff, was originally published in the Huffington Post on May 2, 2015.  This month at the United Nations, 190 nations will gather to review the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, which constrains the spread of nuclear weapons and...

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...