Japan learned a harsh lesson about nuclear regulation systems from Fukushima. Post-Fukushima, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has been making sure those lessons stick.
The Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (SEANWFZ)'s stance is to promote regional security and US interests. The future of the treaty remains murky under the Trump administration.
Anton Khlopkov argues that tensions in Northeast Asia risk dragging neighbouring countries into a regional arms race, and that Russia remains cautious of North Korea's nuclear capability.
"This time it may be true!" -- Under increasing pressure from North Korea, Japan faces a dilemma: continue in hopes of finding a diplomatic solution, or acquire their own nuclear weapon capability?
The UN General Assembly attempted another round of negotiations in looking to eventually eliminate nuclear weapons outright. Some argue that this would enrage, not engage, nuclear weapon states.
Both the Sino-Indian rivalry and the Indo-Pakistani rivalry have potentially destabilizing effects for South and East Asia. The impasse in all three states continues to expand.
New incentives for nuclear weapon states in the Asia-Pacific has Southeast Asian countries eager to ratify disarmament protocol.
'Denuclearization first' has failed. Instead, the Asia Pacific will need to develop new nuclear policy dialogue where it is almost non-existent. A two-part review by David Santoro.
Although dialogue is strong between the US and Asia, there is much to be desired between the Asia-Pacific's nuclear-armed states themselves. A two-part review by David Santoro.
Despite China's own strong capability in bringing stability to the region and in opening decisive negotiations with North Korea, they cannot do the U.S.'s job for them.