Nuclear suicide

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By Stephen Starr and Peter King The Australian government is showing renewed interest in nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, as evidenced by the creation of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND) last year. But there is little evidence yet that…

Peace activists welcome the joint statement

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We, the undersigned, welcome the Joint Statement of Indian Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani signed at the Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt on the sidelines of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit. The Joint Statement has put the Mumbai attack and…

‘Disarmament and Non-Proliferation’

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by Paolo Cotta-Ramusino Secretary General of Pugwash and Physics Department, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano The control of nuclear weapons so far It is almost 65 years since the development of the first nuclear bomb, and yet we have had only two cases of…

Text of Obama’s news conference on Friday

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Text of Obama’s news conference on Friday By The Associated Press The Associated Press Friday, July 10, 2009 5:26 PM  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/10/AR2009071003320_5.html Text of President Barack Obama’s news conference on Friday in L’Aquila, Italy, as provided by the White House: Obama: Thank you. Please,…

G – 8 statement on Nuclear Nonproliferation

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G8 Summit L’Aquila, Italy July 8 – 10, 2009 http://www.president.kremlin.ru/eng/events/articles/2009/07/219336/219354.shtml Statement on Non-Proliferation 1. We recognize, as we did at Hokkaido Toyako and at previous Summits, that the proliferation of WMDs and their means of delivery continues to represent a global challenge…