Banning Nuclear Weapons

April 21, 2017 The ongoing tension between the U.S. and Russia over NATO’s expansion to the Baltic and Black Seas -and Russia’s strategic countermeasures in the Crimea, the Ukraine, Syria, and to a lesser extent Iran- is reminiscent of the powder keg that was Europe just prior to World War … Continue reading

President Reagan Quotes on Disarmament

“I can’t believe that this world can go on beyond our generation and on down to succeeding generations with this kind of weapon on both sides poised at each other without someday some fool or some maniac or some accident triggering the kind of war that is the end of … Continue reading

President Kennedy on Disarmament

Address to the U.N. General Assembly, September 25, 1961 …“Today, every inhabitant of this planet must contemplate the day when this planet may no longer be habitable. Every man, woman and child lives under a nuclear sword of Damocles, hanging by the slenderest of threads, capable of being cut at … Continue reading

Latin America on Disarmament

Statement Latin American and Caribbean Leadership Network for Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation On the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Test-ban Treaty March 2015 Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 September 1996, the Comprehensive Test-ban Treaty did not yet enter into force. Eight States – the United … Continue reading

President Eisenhower On Disarmament

“Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative. Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose. Because this need is so sharp and apparent I confess that I lay down my official responsibilities in this field with a definite … Continue reading

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