A former president and two ambassadors participated in CNS Director William Potter’s arms control negotiation course at the Monterey Institute this semester, adding tremendous realism to the simulation, as well as valuable insight about negotiating techniques.
Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies
Dr. Avner Cohen of the Monterey Institute, a noted scholar of Israel’s nuclear program, today released new materials from his personal research archive that offer fresh insights into Israel’s decision not to use nuclear weapons during the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
Dr. Rosa Otunbayeva, past president of the Kyrgyz Republic, shared with Monterey Institute students her experiences leading the first peaceful transition from an authoritarian state to a parliamentary democracy in Central Asia.
The rapidly evolving Syria crisis has led national media to seek out leading chemical weapons and nonproliferation experts at the Monterey Institute and its James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Diplomatic Courier’s list of 99 top foreign policy leaders under the age of 33 includes 2010 MIIS graduate Aaron Stein, a nonproliferation specialist currently based in Turkey.
The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $2 million challenge grant to the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Monterey Institute in support of CNS’s global nuclear governance initiatives through the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
The James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) recently moved into the newest addition to the Monterey Institute campus, a 10,500 square foot building at 499 Van Buren Street.
Professor Avner Cohen and his project co-director have been awarded a six-figure grant by the U.S. Institute for Peace to complete innovative research on the role of norms in global decision-making about nonproliferation issues.
National events once again drew media attention to the Monterey Institute’s unique international expertise, this time generating interest in interviewing both faculty members and a student with a particularly timely thesis proposal.
MonTREP Director Russ Howard has been in high demand recently as a public speaker and national media expert for his wide ranging expertise on current international security threats.