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 interest and mobilize political will diplomats can achieve outstanding results. The Iran Deal, embodied in […]

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 contains a promise by the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, and China to […]

VIDEO: Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass

At the Vienna International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, the Permanent Mission of the Philippines, GSI, Religions for Peace, the United Religions Initiative, and the World Evangelical Alliance hosted an event “Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass” on December 8, 2015:

A Beacon of Hope

Far from extinguishing hopes for progress in nuclear disarmament, the violence-torn summer of 2014– televised killings in Gaza, Ukraine, Syria, and Iraq– should remind us of the inarguable imperative of prohibiting and eliminating nuclear weapons.   The newest brief from the Middle Powers Initiative– a program of the Global Security Institute– puts this imperative into […]

Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass

Watch the full recording of the April 30, 2014 event “Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass,” co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Philippines and the Global Security Institute, held in the Trusteeship Council Chamber of the United Nations Headquarters.   Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass, UN Headquarters, April 30, 2014     Speakers […]

A Moral Compass

opening remarks by Jonathan Granoff  at the event “Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass” co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Philippines and the Global Security Institute United Nations Trusteeship Council Chamber April 30, 2014 Sometimes a specific incident opens a deep understanding of a general condition. The Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, USA, […]

Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass: Speaker Presentations

Watch the presentations from the April 30, 2014 event “Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass,” co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Philippines and the Global Security Institute, held in the Trusteeship Council Chamber of the United Nations Headquarters.     High Representative Angela Kane Speaking at “Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass,” United Nations […]

GSI eNews: Recent and Upcoming Activities

February 3, 2014 The Global Security Institute (GSI) works to strengthen international cooperation based on the rule of law, with a particular focus on achieving the security of a world without nuclear weapons.  You can support our work by sharing this eNews with friends, following us on social media, and by your tax-deductible donations to our work. […]

Thinking Creatively: In and Out of the NPT Box

On December 11, 2013, the Global Security Institute (GSI), in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), hosted an informal roundtable discussion with presentations by Ambassador Libran Cabactulan of the Phillippines, President of the 2010 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr., former US diplomat now serving as Chairman of […]