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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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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Friday, January 12, 2018
Group Warns Implementation of Trump’s Plan Makes Nuclear War More Likely
Last night, The Huffington Post released a pre-decisional draft of the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review . The document outlined a strategy that includes the development of new, so-called “low-yield” nuclear weapons — expanding the number of scenarios in which the first use of nuclear...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Veteran Nuclear Launch Officers to Congress: Rein in Trump’s Ability to Launch Nuclear First Strike
In a new open letter to members of Congress, seventeen former nuclear launch officers issue a grave warning regarding President Trump’s unfettered access to nuclear weapons, declaring that the current U.S. nuclear launch process “poses a clear and present danger to the country and the world: No one...
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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Global Zero Responds To Ballooning Costs of Rebuilding US Nuclear Arsenal
Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released new numbers showing that the United States is on track to spend more than $1.2 trillion over the next three decades to maintain and upgrade its massive nuclear arsenal . These new projections by the CBO are more than 24% higher than initial...
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Global Zero Statement on North Korea Nuclear Crisis
According to several reports published earlier today, North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead designed to fit inside its missiles. Hours after the news broke, President Donald Trump warned that continued threats by North Korea “will be met with fire and fury like the...
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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Global Zero Statement on North Korea Nuclear Crisis
According to several reports published earlier today, North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead designed to fit inside its missiles. Hours after the news broke, President Donald Trump warned that continued threats by North Korea “will be met with fire and fury like the...
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