Nuclear-Free New Zealand Turns 30
The 1987 nuclear-free act was a milestone in New Zealand’s development as a nation.
Asia Presents the Biggest Challenge to Global Nuclear Orders
Of all the continents, Asia presents the most complex and the most urgent challenges to the uneasy nuclear peace that has prevailed since 1945.
Nuclear Weapon Ban Convention – Overview of First Draft
A short introduction to key points in the first UN negotiating conference for the prohibition of nuclear weapons.
The UN Draft Treaty To Ban the Bomb is an Important Milestone on the Road to Nuclear ...
The recently published draft text of a convention to ban the bomb provides a good basis to complete negotiations of a treaty to prohibit the proliferation of nuclear weapons.
Banning Nuclear Weapons - An Auspicious Start
The first part of negotiations mandated by the UN General Assembly ended on an optimistic tone, with delegates from 120+ states ready to start discussing the draft treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
Nuclear Threats on the Korean Peninsula: APLN Offers Ideas for a New Start
North Korea continues to defy the UN Security Council with its ever-improving nuclear capabilities. APLN Research Director John Tilemann reports on broader security problems facing Northeast Asia.
What a Twitter-Happy Trump Might Mean For Nuclear Diplomacy
Far from making America great again, Trump is more likely to make America grope again in the darkness of the post-nuclear age.
Limits of Practising Nuclear Brinksmanship
Brinksmanship strategies that appear to be working raise the salience of nuclear weapons and increase their attraction for proliferation. None of this is good for international stability and security.
Worse Than Expected, Please Do Not Ratify
Experts urge the Parliaments of Japan and India to consider carefully the dangers of ratifying a flawed treaty.
Giving Diplomacy a Chance
Dangerous developments in North Korea should prompt the international community to set out at once on a diplomatic agenda for action.