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 […]

Nuclear Weapons Threats and Solutions: A Luncheon at the United Nations

On October 28, 2013, the Global Security Institute hosted a luncheon event at the United Nations titled “Nuclear Weapons: Threats and Solutions,” featuring UN High Representative Angela Kane and former US Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. The event was co-hosted by the Metro New York Chapters of the Young Presidents Organization and the World Presidents Organization, […]

Its Time to Make the Middle East WMD-Free

published in the World Policy Blog   by Jonathan Granoff   September 12, 2013 https://www.worldpolicy.org/blog/2013/09/12/its-time-make-middle-east-wmd-free Eliminating the chemical weapons stockpiles in Syria through international cooperation and bringing Syria into full compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention would be a public good for the entire world. However, it would still leave several countries in the very volatile […]

Syria: Law and Legitimacy

by Jonathan Granoff published in the Huffington Post We can hear the drum beats of war again. Syria certainly appears to have committed heinous acts. The rebels may also have done so as well. Chemical weapons have not been the only horrific means of injuring innocent people. Tens of thousands have died and millions of […]

ABA Podcast: A Threat Anywhere Can Become a Threat Everywhere in Today’s Global Village

The American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, through its Government Law Committee chaired by Jill Mariani, and in partnership with Thomson Reuters, presented a podcast series on Disaster Preparedness and Response that aired throughout 2012. In this twelfth and final podcast entitled A Threat Anywhere Can Become a Threat Everywhere in Today’s […]

Moral, Ethical, Practical, and Spiritual Global Responsibility in the Nuclear Age

Presentation by Jonathan Granoff, President Global Security Institute delivered to the Halki Summit on “Global Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability: A Conversation on Environment, Ethics, and Innovation” June 18-20, 2012Istanbul, Turkey Download printable version Albert Einstein said: The unleashing of power of the atom bomb has changed everything except our mode of thinking, and thus we […]

Widener University School of Law Event

On November 29, 2011, the Widener University School of Law hosted BSG Chairman Thomas Graham for “A Discussion on Nuclear Disarmament with a Great American Ambassador” featuring US Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. Ambassador Graham, chairman of the Bipartisan Security Group and member of the Global Security Institute Board of Directors, has served as a senior […]

The United Nations and Security

Event Report by Adam Nester United Nations, New York October 11, 2006 United Nations, NY – On October 11, 2006 a panel convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York entitled The United Nations and Security. The purpose of the panel was to bring experts and practitioners in the fields of development, human rights, […]

Princeton Community Forum: What’s Next in Iraq? Is War Inevitable?

Public Lecture and Discussion Princeton University December 11, 2002 By Carl Robichaud On December 11, 2002 Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School hosted a Community Forum: “What’s Next in Iraq? Is War Inevitable?” The Panel Discussion was moderated by Dean Anne-Marie Slaughter. Panelists included: Michael Doran, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Jonathan Granoff, President of the […]