Distinguished Guest Speakers Discuss US Interests and the United Nations

“There is nothing else like it,” said senior advisor to the U.N. Foundation Gillian M. Sorensen of the United Nations at the International Law Society’s Distinguished Speaker Series event held on Wednesday, November 14th in the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom on Widener Law’s Delaware campus. “It is to me the place where realism and […]

GSI eNewsletter: August 1, 2007

Contents: A message from the President GSI News– GSI Event Report: “Weapons in Space and the Disarmament/Non-proliferation Regime”– Policy Brief: Advancing a Cooperative Security Regime in Outer Space– Consultation on Outer Space Security, featuring Dr. Detlev Wolter– GSI Presentation to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters– GSI Communiqués: Nos. 1 and 2 […]

A workshop of “Seizing the Moment: A One-Day Consultation on Breakthrough Measures to Build a New East West Consensus on Weapons of Mass Destruction and Disarmament”

co-sponsored by the EastWest Institute, the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, the British-American Security Information Council, the Global Security Institute and the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security Co-chaired by Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala and Jonathan Granoff Event Report by Rhianna TysonOctober 24, 2008 New York , New York At the opening plenary session, Dr. Mohamed […]

Weapons in Space and the Disarmament/ Non-Proliferation Regime

 Event Reportby Rhianna Tyson, Program Officer     L-R: Ambassador Robert Grey, Dr. Hans Blix, Mr. Magnus Hellgren, Mr. Jonathan Granoff, Dr. Patricia Lewis » Click here to read the PDF version of the Report » Click here for the photo gallery of the event Vienna, Austria— On May 9, 2007, the Government of Sweden […]

Advancing Cooperative Security in Space: A lunchtime consultation

Event Report by Rhianna Tyson, Program Officer New York, NY February 9, 2007 New York, New York – On February 9, 2007, the Global Security Institute (GSI) hosted a consultation in its New York office, entitled “Advancing Cooperative Security in Space.” Over 25 nations participated in this first of a series of such consultations, which […]

Young Presidents’ Organization Hosts GSI Panel on Global (In)security

 GSI Event Report St. Francis Yacht Club San Francisco January 9, 2003 On January 9, 2003, former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara joined Jonathan Granoff and a high-level panel of GSI senior advisors for an animated discussion of nuclear security issues before a group of eighty top bay area executives at the St. Francis Yacht […]

Permission Slips

 April 21, 2004 By Jonathan Granoff, Michael Doyle and Robert Grey Jr. Common Dreams People make mistakes. We should not be too surprised or dismayed at the failure of intelligence regarding weapons in Iraq. We now know that blood and treasure is being spent based on speculation or evidence ignored. David Kay’s testimony that Iraq […]

Bush Should’ve Taken His Father’s Advice On War

 December 13, 2003 By Robert T. Grey, Jr. Chicago Sun Times In his memoir, A World Transformed, former President George Bush in discussing the Gulf War made the following observation: ”Trying to eliminate Saddam would have incurred incalculable human and political costs. Apprehending him was probably impossible. We would have been forced to occupy Baghdad […]

North Korea Up In Arms

 August 14, 2003 By Robert T. Grey Jr. The Washington Times The Bush administration and its critics agree that the viability of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is crucial to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and nuclear materials. Any actions to prevent nuclear proliferation must reinforce the treaty and not weaken it. North Korea’s […]