One hundred and twenty students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Monterey Institute have already contributed their stories to the MIIS Around the World Campaign -- but the goal is to reach 500.
Jeffrey Lewis, Nikolai Sokov and Miles Pomper of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been quoted in number of national media outlets regarding the ratification of the “New START Treaty” between the U.S. and Russia.
Members of Dr. William Potter’s arms control negotiation simulation class concluded the semester with a conversation with the “New START” treaty’s chief U.S. negotiator, Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller.
Saturday’s winter commencement ceremony saw 102 students from 21 countries graduate from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
The MacArthur Foundation has awarded the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies a two-year, $475,000 grant in support of education and training programs in the areas of nonproliferation and terrorism.
News of the commitment by the former Soviet republic of Belarus to eliminate stockpiles of highly-enriched uranium prompted national and international media to cite nuclear materials monitoring data compiled by the experts at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Concerns about the security of nuclear materials and the prospects of a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia led National Public Radio and the Boston Globe to seek out CNS experts for comment.
The Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies was selected from a large number of candidates to manage and operate the new Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation.
A New York Times reviewer called CNS Senior Research Associate Avner Cohen’s new book on Israel’s nuclear policy “thoughtful, measured and deep, and very much worthy of wide consideration.”
In an op-ed piece published in today’s International Herald Tribune and New York Times, CNS Director William Potter and adjunct professor Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova discuss the findings of their multi-year study discounting the conventional wisdom of rapid nuclear proliferation.