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

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.

The Race Between Cooperation and Catastrophe

June 12, 2008

American Academy of Berlin

Sam Nunn, NTI Co-Chairman


At the dawn of the nuclear age -- after the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki-- General Omar Bradley said in a speech:

“The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom...We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.”

Building a Better World Together

June 9, 2008

Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd


"Building a Better World Together," Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, delivers a speech at Kyoto University.

A New Basis for Optimism

May 2, 2008

NPT Preparatory Committee for the 2010 Review Conference

Charles B. Curtis, NTI President


Thank you very much for using your limited free time, here in Geneva, to join us today.

We have asked you here to consider with us how to capitalize on the opportunity that could be provided at the 2010 NPT Review Conference if – as we at the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) think is possible – the 2010 RevCon takes place against a sharply more positive backdrop than any of us had thought possible.

The NPT and International Disarmament

May 2, 2008

Co-sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Right Honourable Professor Shirley Williams (Baroness Williams of Crosby)


I am delighted to be here. Few international gatherings could be more important. I believe that you, together with your counterparts dealing with climate change, hold the future of humanity in your hands.