There are many people who feel the issue of nuclear disarmament is THE central issue of our age.  Like a lot of people, I suspect, I can’t even “get my head around” this problem.  It is too frightening, and I suspect that this is one reason that advocating nuclear disarmament is always a tough sell, and why public support for nuclear disarmament (and related issues like nuclear power plants and DU) doesn’t seem to get much “traction” in Washington.

At any rate, here are some good organizations and websites about this issue.  As usual, I will update this list as I become aware of other groups, and I welcome feedback and CONSTRUCTIVE criticism.

Romi

P.S.  I have not included military or defense sites on this list.  There are, however, several general peace groups here, but I have not included groups which are focused on biological or chemical weapons, cluster munitions or other specific types of weapons.  I will post those at a later time, insha Allah.

The Abalone Alliance http://www.energy-net.org/AA.HTM

The Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy
“…to promote effective approaches to international security, disarmament and  arms control.”
http://www.acronym.org.uk/index.htm

Aldermaston Women’s Peace Camp http://www.aldermaston.net/

Alliance for Nuclear Accountability
“A national network of organizations working to address issues of nuclear     weapons production and waste cleanup”
http://www.ananuclear.org/

Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility [California]
http://a4nr.org/

American Friends Service Committee http://www.afsc.org/

Felicity Arbuthnot http://arbuthnot4iraq.blogspot.com/

Arms Control Association
“The authoritative source on arms control”
http://www.armscontrol.org/

Beyond Nuclear
“Working for a World Free from Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons”
http://www.beyondnuclear.org/

C-10
“C-10 envisions…a clean, safe, sustainable, non-nuclear future”
http://www.c-10.org/index.html

Campaign Against the Arms Trade http://www.caat.org.uk/

Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility http://www.ccnr.org/

Canadian Peace Alliance http://www.acp-cpa.ca/en/

Center for Nonproliferation Studies
“Combating the spread of weapons of mass destruction with training and analysis”
http://cns.miis.edu/

The Chigoku Shimbum [Hiroshima, Japan]
http://www.chugoku-np.co.jp/index_e.html
http://www.chugoku-np.co.jp/abom/uran/index_e.html

Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade http://coat.ncf.ca/

Fellowship of Reconciliation http://www.forpeace.net/

Friends Committee on National Legislation
http://www.fcnl.org/index.htm

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
http://space4peace.org/

Global Security Institute
“Promoting security for all through the elimination of nuclear weapons”
http://www.gsinstitute.org/

Green Nuclear Butterfly
“We Are The Revolution”
http://greennuclearbutterfly.blogspot.com/

Greenpeace International
Nuclear Reaction
“Blogging the Meltdown of the Nuclear Industry”
http://weblog.greenpeace.org/nuclear-reaction/

Institute for Policy Studies
“Ideas into Action for Peace, Justice and the Environment”
http://www.ips-dc.org/

The Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, Inc.
http://lcnp.org/

Los Alamos Study Group
“Nuclear Disarmament. Environmental Protection. Social Justice. Economic     Sustainability.”
http://www.lasg.org/

Malu Aina [Hawaii]
Center for Nonviolent Education and Action
http://www.malu-aina.org/

Mennonite Central Committee [pacifist Christians]
http://www.mcc.org/

Muslim-Christian Initiative on the Nuclear Weapons Danger
“Dialogue and Partnership in Caring for God’s Creation”
http://www.mci-nwd.org/

Nevada Nuclear Waste Task Force http://www.nvantinuclear.org/

No Nuclear [Sweden] [in Swedish and English]
http://www.nonuclear.se/avfall2009program_en

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation http://www.wagingpeace.org/

Nuclear Free Future Award http://www.nuclear-free.com/eng/index.htm

Nuclear Free Future Month
“A Month of Nuclear-Free Awareness and Action”
http://www.nuclearfreefuture.org/

Nuclear Free Zone, New Zealand http://www.nuclearfreenz.org.nz/

Nuclear Information and Resource Service [NIRS]
http://www.nirs.org/

Nuclear Threat Initiative
“Working for a Safer World”
http://www.nti.org/index.php
Global Security Newswire
http://gsn.nti.org/gsn/

Nuclear Watch South http://www.nonukesyall.org/

The Nuclear Weapons Archive
http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/index.html
Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Program
http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Israel/index.html

Peace, No War
“War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate”
http://peacenowar.net/newpeace/

Ploughshares Fund
“Investing in security and peace worldwide”
http://www.ploughshares.org/

Project for Nuclear Awareness
“Working to End the Threat of Nuclear Weapons”
http://projectfornuclearawareness.org/

Sortir du Nucleaire
“…currently the main French antinuclear coalition…”
http://www.sortirdunucleaire.org/index.php?menu=english&page=index

South Asians Against Nukes http://www.s-asians-against-nukes.org/

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
http://www.sipri.org/
The Arms Trade
http://www.spartacuslives.org/

Student Peace Action Network http://www.studentpeaceaction.org/


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