Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

The Simons Foundation's Fellows, John Burroughs and Paul Meyer, are among the authors of this UN Office of Disarmament Affairs publication. Please see the following for their contributions: "Legal aspects of general and complete nuclear disarmament" and "Hard and soft linkages between nuclear and conventional disarmament" and for more information on the complete publication.
The Vancouver Institute presents The Simons Foundation lecture with Professor Frank von Hippel, Senior Research Physicist and Professor of Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, on Saturday, October 15, 2016. This event is free and open to the public.
See the following link for Paul Meyer's recent contribution to the Simons Papers in Security and Development published by the School for International Studies at Simon Fraser Universtiy.
See The Simons Foundation's page on The Canadian Defence Policy Review for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation.
Visit The New York Times for the opinion editorial by James E. Cartwright and Bruce G. Blair on the United States' policy allowing the first use of nuclear weapons and how abolishing it will save money and make the world safer.

Commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow, The Simons Foundation
Published by
August 4, 2016

Visit "Arms Control Today" for John Burroughs' commentary marking the 20th anniversary of the advisory opinion handed down by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons on July 8, 1996.
Visit Politico Magazine at the link below for commentary from Bruce Blair. a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation, on how the US President is trying to realize part of the vision he first laid out in Prague seven years ago.
Visit Politico Magazine at the link below for commentary on how the various scenarios may play out according to nuclear launch expert, Bruce Blair, a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation.