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MLK Day: Gandhi and King

"Nothing so dramatically expresses the discordance between physical capacity and moral immaturity than a thermonuclear device." Martin Luther King, Jr. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. succinctly described our current predicament posed by the threat to use nuclear...

Banning Nuclear Weapons – An Auspicious Start

By Sergio Duarte, former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs* Originally posted on IndepthNews.net NEW YORK (IDN) - Despite being shunned by the nine possessors of nuclear weapons and most of their allies, the first part of the negotiations mandated by the...

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...

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...

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 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 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...