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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...

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,...

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:...