Nuclear experts debated and discussed the option of going South Korea going nuclear against the backdrop of North Korean nuclear issues.
Should South Korea consider going for nuclear armament in response to North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons?
APLN members from South Asia and China met in New Delhi to review global nuclear threats and the regional challenge posed by the nuclear deterrence triad between China, India and Pakistan.
The 2016 APLN meeting, organized with collaborators, addressing the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (SEANWFZ) and steps to secure nuclear weapons states’ signatures of the SEANWFZ Protocol.
Major power rivalries have been intensifying a renewal of territorial claims in both East Asia and Europe; and in new arenas, managing terrorism in the cyber sphere and outer space.
Faced with continued DPRK defiance on nuclear weapons and missile provocations, the international community seems at a loss to know what to do next.
Critics have asserted that the 2015 NPT Review Conference 'failed', but how damaging was that outcome?
70 years after Hiroshima, and with the Cold War over, the Asia-Pacific has evolved into the global epicentre of nuclear threats arising from a chain of perceived existential security threats.
Twenty-three APLN members gathered to report on their activities in the past year and discussed about potential directions for the APLN to have a more effective and broader impact.