On Monday May 17, Iran agreed to a deal that appears likely to stave off for the moment threats of international sanctions aimed at its nuclear program. The deal involves complicated technological terms regarding different levels of uranium enrichment.
Dr. William Potter, founding director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), yesterday met with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to discuss disarmament and nonproliferation education, a significant point of focus for both the recent Nuclear Security Summit and ongoing Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference. CNS Deputy Director Dr. Patricia Lewis and U.N.
In a report titled “Iran Draws Western Criticism at Opening of U.N. Nuclear Talks,” PBS Newshour featured commentary from Leonard S. Spector, deputy director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. The Newshour, hosted by Jim Lehrer, is one of the nation’s most respected national news broadcasts, featuring in-depth reporting on current political and economic developments.
A segment on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition this morning featured comments from Leonard S. Spector, deputy director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, regarding the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference getting underway in New York today.
Dr. William Potter, the founding director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute is in high demand to speak about the status of nuclear nonproliferation and the road ahead. This issue has once again become the hot topic in international security and few people are more knowledgeable than Dr. Potter.
Talking about the global reputation of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies is one thing; having it convincingly demonstrated is quite another. As of June 2010, MIIS/CNS students will occupy almost a full quarter of the total number of positions in one of the nation’s most prestigious government-sponsored nonproliferation fellowship program.
Dr. William C. Potter, director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), will testify before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs this Friday at a special hearing addressing “The Impact of U.S. Export Controls on National Security, Science and Technological Leadership.”
Last summer Antoinette Wilson (IPS ‘09) interned for the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C., a research center that specializes counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency policies. She had the opportunity to research and edit academic articles, organize panel discussions, and compose daily “weather reports” on terrorism events worldwide.
Dr. Nikolai Sokov, senior research associate at the Monterey Institute's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was quoted in one of the lead articles in yesterday's New York Times. Headlined "Nearing New Arms Pact, U.S.
At a Reykjavik, Iceland summit meeting in 1986, American and Soviet leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev came within hours of concluding an agreement aimed at eliminating the threat of nuclear weapons for all time.
Three years later, a research center with similar objectives – the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies – was founded at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.