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 Weizsäcker, 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.
Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons (preliminary report)
December 1, 2008
edited by George P. Shultz; Sidney D. Drell; and James Goodby
This preliminary report from the "Reykjavik Revisited" conference, held in October 2007, examines the practical steps required to address the nuclear threat and to move toward the goal established by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev at their historic 1986 meeting in Reykjavik: the elimination of nuclear weapons. The distinguished contributors include former officials of the past six administrations and senior scholars and scientific experts on nuclear issues.
A second Nuclear Age
September 24, 2008
"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.