The Monterey Institute celebrated another great year in 2013, highlighted by wonderful student achievements, strong employment numbers for graduates, and visits by the UN Secretary-General and the former president of Kyrgyzstan.
The Monterey Institute recently launched a ReadyCam video broadcast studio that offers easy media access to our Monterey-based faculty and staff experts such as Dr. Jeffrey Lewis of CNS, who was interviewed on PBS Newshour last week.
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.
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 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.