As the fiscal year draws to a close June 30, preliminary figures show alumni giving at the Monterey Institute has doubled, while the number of donors overall has increased 32 percent.
Toronto Star Quotes CNS Director William Potter on “Loose Nukes”
May 12, 2009
Posted June 9, 2009
A recent story in the Toronto Star quotes William Potter, director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, on the subject of recent United Nations discussions surrounding the scheduled 2010 review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. For the first time in years, participating nations have been able to agree on an agenda for the conference, including disarmament, non-proliferation and the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Dr. Potter credited the Obama Administration for setting “a very high standard” for what it expects from the conference, while noting that other countries have not shown the same movement or flexibility in their positions on issues related to the centerpiece nuclear treaty.
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The coming week will see the Monterey Institute play host to a lecture by former Secretary of Defense William Perry, a human rights conference featuring actor/activist Mike Farrell, and a talk by localization expert Cameron Jahn (MBA ’09).