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    Banning Nuclear Weapons - An Auspicious Start
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    Banning Nuclear Weapons - An Auspicious Start

    7 Apr 2017 | APLN

    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
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    Nuclear Threats on the Korean Peninsula: APLN Offers Ideas for a New Start

    9 Feb 2017 | John TILEMANN and Chung-in MOON

    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
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    What a Twitter-Happy Trump Might Mean For Nuclear Diplomacy

    1 Jan 2017 | Ramesh THAKUR

    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
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    Limits of Practising Nuclear Brinksmanship

    23 Dec 2016 | Manpreet SETHI

    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
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    Worse Than Expected, Please Do Not Ratify

    25 Nov 2016 | SUZUKI Tatsujiro and Jayantha DHANAPALA

    Experts urge the Parliaments of Japan and India to consider carefully the dangers of ratifying a flawed treaty.  

    Giving Diplomacy a Chance
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    Giving Diplomacy a Chance

    7 Oct 2016 | Tuya NYAMOSOR

    Dangerous developments in North Korea should prompt the international community to set out at once on a diplomatic agenda for action.

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