Read speeches by NTI board members, officers and staff.
Jan. 14, 2003 | Charles B. Curtis
In this speech at the MIT Club Washington Seminar Series, Mr. Curtis discusses the risk of catastrophic terrorism and what we need to be doing about it, including developing a comprehensive national security threat analysis, fixing government spending priorities, and realizing the G-8 commitment.
Nov. 14, 2002 | Sam Nunn
At this annual gathering of the world's non-proliferation experts, Senator Nunn called for specific actions to strengthen the G-8 Partnership Against the Spread of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons. He explained that unprecedented global cooperation is needed to keep dangerous weapons and materials out of the world's most dangerous hands.
Oct. 23, 2002 | Charles B. Curtis
In this speech at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Mr. Curtis emphasizes the importance of international scientific cooperation and encourages the active involvement of scientists in shaping public policy and helping to form a global coalition against catastrophic terrorism.
Oct. 22, 2002 | Sam Nunn
Senator Nunn discussed the need to immediately secure nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and materials wherever they are vulnerable around the world.
June 19, 2002 | Sam Nunn
In remarks at a CDC sponsored conference on "Public Health and the Law," Senator Nunn outlines several of the key policy issues facing the U.S. and the world with a particular focus on the importance of public health becoming an 'indispensable pillar' in our global security framework.
May 27, 2002 | Richard G. Lugar
Senator Lugar discusses the future of the U.S.-Russia relationship, proposes expanded cooperation, and describes his efforts to build the Nunn-Lugar Program to include countries willing to work with the U.S., Russia and their allies.
Reducing the Threats from Weapons of Mass Destruction and Building a Global Coalition Against Catastrophic TerrorismMay 27, 2002 | Sam Nunn
In this speech at the NTI Conference in Moscow, Sam Nunn emphasizes the importance of cooperation between the U.S. and Russia in building a global coalition to reduce the threats from weapons of mass destruction.
Senators Nunn and Lugar released a statement following NTI's May 27 conference in Moscow calling for the creation of a Global Coalition Against Catastrophic Terrorism.
April 24, 2002 | Charles B. Curtis
Mr. Curtis speaks at a lunchtime seminar hosted by Resources for the Future about the work of NTI, our vision of global security, the programs we fund and the policies we promote to advance that vision.
March 18, 2002 | Richard G. Lugar
Senator Lugar announces this bill that would authorize the Secretary of Defense to use up to $50 million of unobligated Nunn-Lugar/CTR funds for nonproliferation projects and emergencies outside the states of the former Soviet Union.
March 11, 2002 | Sam Nunn
Senator Nunn discusses the importance of global cooperation in keeping WMD out of terrorist hands in this speech to the Wilmington World Affairs Council in Delaware. He also describes several NTI projects and his hopes for a U.S.-Russian led global coalition against catastrophic terrorism.
Putting First Things First: The Global Challenge of Reducing the Threats from Weapons of Mass DestructionMarch 6, 2002 | Charles B. Curtis
Mr. Curtis urges a reasoned and accepted balance between security and liberty at Scientific American's Summit on Privacy, Security and Safety: Preserving an Open Society in an Age of Terrorism.