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, May 21, 2020
Global Zero Condemns Trump's Withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty
Following reports , President Donald Trump has confirmed the U.S. will formally withdraw from the landmark Treaty on Open Skies, citing Russia's inability to adhere to the agreement. Exiting from the nearly 30-year-old treaty, signed by President George H.W. Bush, dissolves U.S. participation in a...
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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Global Zero Urges Trump to Accept Putin’s Offer on Nuclear Treaty
Earlier today Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to unconditionally extend New START, the last remaining restraint on U.S.-Russian nuclear arsenals. The 2010 treaty caps deployed offensive strategic nuclear weapons to no more than 1,550 each, and Russia’s full compliance with the pact has...
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Global Zero Says Bolton’s Departure Means Nuclear Treaty Has ‘A Fighting Chance’
Earlier today, President Trump fired National Security Advisor John Bolton , noting that he "strongly disagreed with many" of Bolton's suggestions, "as did others in the administration." In reaction to the announcement, Derek Johnson, executive director of the international Global Zero movement for...
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Monday, March 11, 2019
Experts Warn Against Trump’s 11.8% Spending Increase For Nuclear Warfighting
Earlier today, the White House released its $4.7 trillion budget plan, which would increase spending on nuclear weapons by $12.4 billion , an 11.8% increase over fiscal year 2019. The budget includes a specific focus on completing production of new “low-yield” nuclear missiles in the upcoming...
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Fmr. Nuclear Launch Officer Tells Congress to Take Up ‘No First Use’
Today, the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the future of the US nuclear arsenal. Dr. Bruce Blair, a former Minuteman nuclear launch officer and current research scholar at Princeton University, testified as a key witness and presented Global Zero’s proposal: the Alternative Nuclear...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Nuclear Crisis Group Reacts to Aborted Trump-Kim Summit
This morning, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un abruptly ended their summit in Hanoi with no deal. Progress remains possible, however, and negotiators must be put right back to work to hammer out a deal that can gain the support of both countries. Jon Wolfsthal,...
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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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