Global Zero

Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of nuclear weapons. It is led by more than 300 eminent world leaders and backed by a half a million citizens worldwide. For more information, please visitwww.globalzero.org.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, February 07, 2019
New ‘No First Use’ Campaign Urges All Nuclear-Armed Nations to End First Strike Policies
Global Zero, the international movement for the elimination of nuclear weapons spearheaded by 300 eminent world leaders, today launched a new global “No First Use” campaign to convince the world’s nine nuclear-armed nations to commit to never using nuclear weapons first. Establishing “No First Use...
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Friday, February 01, 2019
Global Zero on US Ending INF Treaty: ‘Hard to Imagine a Worse Approach’
Earlier today, President Trump confirmed the United States’ withdrawal from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia. The move would mean both the United States and Russia would be free to immediately begin developing treaty-prohibited weapons systems, further...
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
Global Zero on US Ending INF Treaty: ‘Hard to Imagine a Worse Approach’
According to news reports , recent talks to save the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between Russia and the United States have failed and the United States will stop complying with the treaty on February 2. The move would free the United States and Russia to immediately...
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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Nuclear Experts Disappointed by Pompeo's Approach to INF Treaty; 'Hope is Not a Strategy'
Moments ago, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced that the United States would act to kill the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in 60 days. In response, Derek Johnson, executive director of Global Zero, the international movement for the elimination of nuclear weapons...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018
Global Zero Issues Rebuttal to Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review
Today, Global Zero released a comprehensive alternative plan in response to the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review issued earlier this year, which seeks to expand U.S. nuclear capabilities and loosen restrictions on their use. Global Zero’s Nuclear Posture Review, developed in...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Nuclear Experts React to NSA Chief Bolton’s Press Conference Confirming US Withdrawal from the INF Treaty
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton confirmed today to a Moscow press conference that the United States would withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, citing Russian noncompliance with the agreement. In reaction to Bolton’s press conference and the Trump...
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Global Zero Denounces Trump’s Violation of Iran Nuclear Deal
Moments ago, President Trump announced that the United States would violate the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal. The United States is required to waive sanctions under the JCPOA, a step that President Trump is now refusing to do despite...
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Monday, February 05, 2018
Global Zero on Today’s New START Treaty Deadlines
Today is the official deadline by which the United States and Russia must verify that they have met the limits of the New START Treaty, an agreement by both countries to reduce their deployed strategic nuclear weapons to no more than 1,550 each. Both the Russian and U.S. governments issued...
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Friday, February 02, 2018
Global Zero on Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review: Plan Makes Nuclear War More Likely
The Trump Administration Nuclear Posture Review, released today, calls for the development of new, more usable nuclear weapons, and expanding the number of scenarios when the first use of nuclear weapons would be considered, including in response to a non-nuclear attack. The plan renews the calls...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
As Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight, Global Zero Calls for Emergency Action to Stop Nuclear War
Moments ago, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved its iconic Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight , signaling the increased likelihood of a global existential catastrophe. The Clock now stands at two minutes to midnight , meeting the previous high-water mark set in 1953, the year after...
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