Joe Cirincione

  • All Good Things

    In a special episode of Press The Button, we announce the planned retirement of Ploughshares Fund president Joe Cirincione. “I'm going to step down as the president of Ploughshares Fund effective July 1st,” Cirincione told co-host Michelle Dover. “It's been a great thirteen years...

    February 3, 2020 - By Zack Brown
  • Joe Cirincione at Conference on World Affairs

    Nuclear expert, author, and Ploughshares Fund president Joe Cirincione attended the 70th annual Conference on World Affairs for a series of panels and presentations on nuclear disarmament, international terrorism, and US interventionism, with a special keynote presentation on US nuclear policy....

    April 9, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Joe Cirincione Oklahoma Speaking Tour

    In Oklahoma on Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, January 30, 2018, there will be four opportunities to see and hear Joseph Cirincione. Joe Cirincione is president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation focused on eliminating nuclear threats. An MSNBC nuclear security expert, Cirincione...

    January 23, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Joe Cirincione on Nuclear Weapons in Washington

    Late in November, over the span of three days and five speaking engagements, Joe Cirincione broke sobering news to 500 members of the Seattle community: if Washington state were a sovereign nation it would be the third-largest nuclear-weapon state in the world. It was a tough pill to swallow for...

    December 13, 2016 - By Kaley Diamond
  • North Korea Just Got a Little Scarier

    South Korea claims that North Korea has miniaturized a nuclear warhead to fit on the tip of a missile. They are probably right.

    April 6, 2016 - By Joe Cirincione
  • Some very good news has come from a very bad part of the world today. Syria’s operational chemical weapons arsenal is no more. Officials in the Syrian port of Latakia loaded the very last shipment of the declared stockpile onto a Danish freighter and sent them off for destruction at sea.

    June 23, 2014 - By admin
  • In September 2012, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood at a United Nations' podium with a cartoon bomb warning that the world had to stop Iran before it completed “the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb.”

    April 21, 2014 - By Joe Cirincione
  • On Wednesday night, Joe Cirincione was “in the Crossfire” with Bill Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard and Van Jones and Newt Gingrich, hosts of the primetime CNN show. The question of the debate: “Is climate change the biggest threat we face?”

    February 21, 2014 - By Rebecca Remy
  • Sitting at the Chicago airport, snow swirling outside, salt covering my shoes, eagerly waiting for my delayed flight to take me back to San Francisco, I contemplate the previous month of travel with Joe Cirincione.

    February 7, 2014 - By Elizabeth Warner
  • It takes passion, and a lot of coffee, to get up for an early morning flight from Washington, DC to San Francisco, CA and then pick right up and head to Seattle, WA before returning home to start the cycle of travel all over again. That’s the kind of barnstorming schedule Ploughshares Fund President Joe Cirincione is keeping to help highlight our efforts to address the threat of nuclear weapons.

    January 15, 2014 - By admin