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Keeping Cool in the Nuclear Heat

April 25, 2012

Gareth Evans

Op-eds/Statements


Asia Pacific Leadership Network convener Gareth Evans, former foreign minister in Australia, argues for a "cool and measured" response to nuclear provocations from Iran and North Korea.

Nuclear weapon reductions must be part of strategic analysis

April 22, 2012

The Washington Post

Henry A. Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft

Op-eds/Statements


Former Secretary of State and NSP principal Henry Kissinger and former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft argue in a Washington Post op-ed that the goal of future negotiations should be strategic stability and that lower numbers of weapons should be a consequence of strategic analysis.

Wall Street Journal Op-Eds

June 1, 2011

The Wall Street Journal

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

Op-eds/Statements


Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz, former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger and former Senator Sam Nunn joined together to form the Nuclear Security Project—an effort to galvanize global action to reduce urgent nuclear dangers and build support for reducing reliance on nuclear weapons, ultimately ending them as a threat to the world. In four op-eds, published in The Wall Street Journal and linked below, they describe their vision of a world without nuclear weapons and the steps to get there.

When, not if, there is a nuclear catastrophe

May 31, 2011

Taipei Times

Gareth Evans

Op-eds/Statements


Gareth Evans, former Australian Foreign Minister, wrote about his concern that "one of the most dispiriting features of today's international debates is that the threat to humanity posed by the world's 23,000 nuclear weapons—and by those who would build more of them, or be only too willing to use them—has been consigned to the margin of politics."

Deterrence in the Age of Nuclear Proliferation

March 7, 2011

Wall Street Journal

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

Op-eds/Statements


As long as there has been war, there have been efforts to deter actions a nation considers threatening. Until fairly recently, this meant building a military establishment capable of intimidating the adversary, defeating him or making his victory more costly than the projected gains. This, with conventional weapons, took time. Deterrence and war strategy were identical.