Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

“I have briefed some 30 senators and House members on the nuclear protocol and how I think it ought to be revised.” — Bruce Blair, research scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School. See the link below for Princeton Alumni Weekly's full interview with Dr. Bruce G. Blair, a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation.
Visit the Vancouver Sun for this opinion by M.V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security, and Lauren J. Borja, Simons Postdoctoral Research Fellow, at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, The University of British Columbia.
Visit Economic & Political Weekly for this article by M.V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, The University of British Columbia, and Zia Mian, Co-Director of the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.
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.