Congratulations to GSI Senior Officer Rhianna Tyson Kreger

We are extremely pleased that GSI Senior Officer Rhianna Tyson Kreger is the new Managing Editor for The Nonproliferation Review, the peer-reviewed journal published by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), based out of Monterey Institute for International Studies, a graduate school of Middlebury College. In addition to working on the prestigious NPR, […]

The Meaning of Iran’s Nuclear Weapon Program

by Rhianna Tyson KregerHuffington PostMay 18, 2012 Iran’s presumed quest for nuclear weapons isn’t just about nuclear weapons. It is also about prestige, and it is also about respect, both of which Iran believes it is entitled to, and neither of which it feels it sufficiently has. MORE…

Wisdom or Fatal Folly

by Jonathan Granoff and Rhianna Tyson Kreger Huffington Post March 15, 2011   As the health impact of smoking became better known to Americans, the practice eventually diminished. The cigarette industry decided to look beyond US borders. Huge amounts of money are spent convincing teenagers in the so-called “developing” world that this cancer-causing product defines […]

START-ing a new security

  Huffington Post by Rhianna Tyson Kreger December 23, 2010   If you witnessed a lot of hubbub in Dupont Circle pubs last night, it’s a good chance it was the celebrations of my passionate arms control friends and colleagues, relishing the victory that was yesterday’s Senate ratification of the START Treaty with Russia. Indeed, […]

Countdown to Zero: A compelling film with a critical message

  Tikkun, and re-published in the Huffington Post by Jonathan Granoff and Rhianna Tyson Kreger July 29, 2010   A few years ago, Lawrence Bender and Jeffrey Skoll set out to make a new documentary about nuclear weapons, a film which would act as a wake up call to the imperative of nuclear abolition, just […]

Re-thinking Israeli Security

Huffington Post by Rhianna Tyson Kreger June 14, 2010   Jewish ingenuity helped create the weapon that is now the greatest threat to our survival. Let it also be Jewish brilliance, leadership, and morality that contribute towards the liberation of all humanity from the Damocles sword of nuclear weapons.   MORE…

One Small Step for the Council, One Giant Leap for Humankind

Huffington Post by Jonathan Granoff and Rhianna Tyson Kreger   President Obama’s historic Security Council summit on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation should be seen for what it is: an extremely important step towards a safer, saner, more secure planet.   MORE…

A Clarifying Call

  Disarmament Times by Rhianna Tyson Spring 2009 With the ushering in of the Obama administration, the mood of the international security community has drastically changed. We have moved far from that low point in May 2005, when the Review Conference of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) collapsed in acrimony. Cooperation and respect for the […]

Forsaking Space Weapons Would Spur Peace

March 26, 2008 Op-ed by Rhianna Tyson Tensions, it seems, between the US and Russia heighten daily. Increasingly hostile rhetoric is slung from both sides in a tactical volley best characterized as dumb and dumber. One side’s foolhardy plans to deploy missile defense sites in Eastern Europe are met with even dumber threats to […]