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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.

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

Speech at the 45th Munich Security Conference

February 6, 2009

Munich Security Conference

Henry A. Kissinger


Speech at the 45th Munich Security Conference

Over 200 years ago, the philosopher Immanuel Kant defined the ultimate choice before mankind: World history would ultimately culminate in universal peace either by moral insight or by catastrophe of a magnitude that left humanity no other choice.

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.