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Toward a Nuclear Free World: A German View

January 9, 2009

International Herald Tribune

Former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Schmidt, former President of Germany Richard von Weizs├Ącker, former Federal Minister for Special Affairs of Germany Egon Bahr, former Foreign Minister of Germany Hans-Dietrich Genscher


Four former German officials “unreservedly support the call by Messrs. Kissinger, Schultz, Perry and Nunn for a turnaround on nuclear policy, and not only in their country.” The group suggests additional steps.  Read the op-ed.

A second Nuclear Age

September 24, 2008

The Australian

Martine Letts


"A second Nuclear Age," by Martine Letts, deputy director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy and a partner investigator for the Australia's Nuclear Choices project at the Australian Research Council.

A World Free of Nuclear Weapons

July 24, 2008

Corriere Della Sera

Former Prime Minister of Italy Massimo D'Alema, Speaker of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Gianfranco Fini, former Minister of European Affairs of Italy Giorgio La Malfa, former Minister of Defense of Italy Arturo Parisi and Secretary General of the


Former Italian high-level officials say in this op-ed, “We feel it important that Italy too send a signal in this direction…both major political parties and the scientific community are in full agreement that it is an important matter and an objective to be pursued.”  Read the op-ed

Nuclear Doomsday Closer

July 16, 2008

The Courier Mail

John Langmore, former MP and director at the UN, national president of the UN Association of Australia


Langmore cites the WSJ article and endorses Australia’s move to establish a Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Commission saying, “Australia can have a significant role in a global survival strategy by taking a lead in advocating nuclear disarmament and in defining steps towards that goal. Read the op-ed.

Start Worrying and Learn to Ditch the Bomb. It Won't Be Easy, but a World Free of Nuclear Weapons is Possible

June 30, 2008

The Times (London)

Former UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Douglas Hurd, former UK Secretary of State for Defence and former UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Malcolm Rifkind, former UK Secretary of State for Foreign


This op-ed endorses the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons.  Read the op-ed.