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Speech at the Chamber of Commerce in Delhi

January 21, 2008

Gordon Brown, UK Prime Minister


Can I start this morning by saying what a pleasure it is to be with so many distinguished representatives of British industry and commerce and so many distinguished representatives of Indian business and commerce. The fact that so many of you are here this morning working together on a common agenda shows that the shared ties that link our countries together are strengthening and I believe will strengthen even more in the years to come.

Toward a Nuclear-Free World

January 15, 2008

The Wall Street Journal

George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Henry A. Kissinger, Sam Nunn


The accelerating spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear know-how and nuclear material has brought us to a nuclear tipping point. We face a very real possibility that the deadliest weapons ever invented could fall into dangerous hands.

Nuclear Disarmament Remarks

October 24, 2007

Hoover Institution

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California


Thank you, I’m delighted to be in such distinguished company. On behalf of the people of California, I welcome you to our Golden State. George Shultz is one of the people I admire most in the world, someone for whom I feel great affection. So when George asked me to speak tonight, I was eager to say yes. But since my expertise is in weights, not throw weights . . . I didn’t know what I could possibly say to an audience of such experts.

The Danger of Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

July 18, 2007

House Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee

Sidney D. Drell


The existing international regime, grounded in the nuclear NonProliferation Treaty for preventing new nuclear weapon states, reducing existing nuclear arsenals, and controlling the spread of nuclear technology and material, is seriously endangered.

Testimony House Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee

July 18, 2007

House Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee

William J. Perry


The ending of the Cold War brought about enormous geopolitical changes, not all of which, as it turned out, were good. But it did bring about one positive change of enormous importance: it reduced to nearly zero the danger of a nuclear war resulting from a miscalculation. There still exists, however, the danger of nuclear war occurring by accident. Both American and Russian missiles remain in a launch-on-warning mode. And the inherent danger of this status is aggravated by the fact that the Russian warning system has deteriorated since the ending of the Cold War.