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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...

Voices Hiroshima: Day Have We Done Enough?

A Voices Youth organized event. It has been 76 years since the catastrophic man-made destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We gather on this Hiroshima Day to discuss our progress in ridding the world of nuclear weapons, as well as whether we have done enough in the...

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...

Germany’s Nuclear Deterrent: Pro and Con

Germany’s Nuclear Deterrent: Pro and Con

It is very important to understand the logic of those with whom we do not agree. It is unwise to disregard the thinking that gives rise to the reality of today's nuclear threats as summarily foolish, or worse, done in bad faith. As Germany approaches a decision on...