Nobuyasu Abe argues that proposals to deploy INF-class missiles in Japan is likely to initiate a regional missile deployment competition between the US and China, with Russia possibly joining as well.
Van Jackson mines Bolton’s rendition of the US-North Korea policy as well as the former ambassador's take on summit diplomacy in past years, drawing lessons that can improve the prospects of future.
John Tilemann argues that DPRK denuclearisation cannot be achieved as a discrete goal. Rather, the time for negotiations between the US, China, and Russia over security assurances is at hand.
For the 2018 NPR, the Trump Administration has decided upon expanding their role on nuclear weapons, alongside a de-emphasis on arms control. Miller compares and contrasts with NPRs of previous years.
Andrew C. Weber reminds the world leaders of the threat of nuclear-armed cruise missiles and urges intergovernmental, UN, and non-governmental actors to take appropriate measures.
Ambassador and APLN member Rakesh Sood assesses which doctrinal and technical steps would be consistent with the objective of nuclear disarmament.
APLN board member Dr. Manpreet Sethi suggests a systematic and practical approach towards the elimination of nuclear weapons.
Angela Kane brings a spotlight on the lack of trust between the nuclear haves and the have-nots, calling for cooperation from both sides.
Paul Meyer argues that nuclear dependent allies should play a bigger role in convincing their NWS partners to undertake tangible nuclear disarmament action.
APLN member John Carlson argues that effective verification will be absolutely essential to achieving nuclear disarmament.