Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

Visit Newsweek at the link below for this opinion piece by Dr. John Burroughs, a Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
Visit The Hill at the link below for this commentary by Dr. John Burroughs, a Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
All are invited to attend a free screening of the documentary film "Where the Wind Blew" which delves into the legacy of nuclear bomb testing during the Cold War in Kazakhstan (USSR) and Nevada (USA) told through the eyes of the victims, activists and participants. Friday, November 24th at Simon Fraser University's Harbour Centre Campus. See the following for more information and to register.
This information on the US nuclear arsenal and its destructive power compiled by The New York Times editorial board is of particular importance given the heightened tensions with North Korea and the recent adoption of the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty at the United Nations. Visit The New York Times at the link below for their report.
See the link below for a transcript of the address given at the Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference 2017 by the Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., one of The Simons Foundation's Peace Leaders.
Visit Bloomberg at the link below for their question and answer session with Bruce G. Blair, one of The Simons Foundation's Peace Leaders.
See the link below for Dr. Jenifer Allen Simons' introduction to the Fifth Simons Symposium on Weapons of Mass Destruction and Their Elimination at the 62nd Pugwash Conference on Science & World Affairs, Confronting New Nuclear Dangers, held in Astana, Kazakhstan, August 25–29, 2017.
Visit The Washington Post at the link below for this commentary by Bruce G. Blair, one of The Simons Foundation's Peace Leaders.
Visit The Hill Times (subscription required) for this op-ed by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Friday, July 7, 2017 should open up a new chapter in global nuclear affairs with the adoption at the UN of the world's first treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow, on what it might mean for Canada and the traditional nuclear order.