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, 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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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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