Author (first or last name) Sponsoring Organization
From Date Till Date Keywords

A World Without Nuclear Weapons

June 9, 2009

Senator John McCain


"A World Without Nuclear Weapons," Senator John McCain delivered a Floor Statement in support of the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons.

Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

June 6, 2009

China Daily

Zhai Dequan, deputy secretary-general of the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association


The author cites the four’s effort and outlines ideas that should be considered. Read the op-ed.

A Nuclear Weapons-Free World

June 4, 2009

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation originally published in Norwegian by Aftenposten

Former Prime Ministers of Norway Odvar Nordli, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Kåre Willoch, Kjell Magne Bondevik and former Foreign Minister of Norway Thorvald Stoltenberg


These six former Norwegian officials support the efforts of George Shultz, William Perry, Henry Kissinger and Sam Nunn in this op-ed.  They say, “The four American leaders underlined the relationship between vision and action: ‘Without the bold vision, the actions will not be perceived as fair or urgent. Without the actions, the vision will not be perceived as realistic or possible’. To create such a dynamic interplay, we have to be serious both about the vision and about the measures. We call on all to do so, as strongly as we can.”  Read the op-ed.

Case For Ratifying Nuclear Test Ban

June 2, 2009


Samuel R. Berger, Sam Nunn and William J. Perry


The authors suggest that bipartisan support exists for ratifying the CTBT.  Read the op-ed.

Proliferation, Catastrophic Terrorism, and a New Security Paradigm

June 1, 2009

United States Institute for Peace

Dr. William J. Perry


Proliferation, Catastrophic Terrorism, and a New Security Paradigm

We are here today to pass the baton from the Bush Administration to the Obama Administration. This is an inspired idea that should foster creative continuity in our great democracy