Nuclear governance requires tweaking to fit regional needs and expectations, and our current systems are nowhere near close to realizing their full potential.
In this two-part study, Trevor Findlay explores the need for peaceful uses of nuclear energy in the Asia-Pacific. In Pt. I: growing demand for nuclear-generated electricity in the region by year 2030.
India has developed a robust set of frameworks concerning the safe and legal use of atomic energy, nuclear weapons, and more over the past several decades.
Major innovative strategies will be necessary in order to revive the NPT and to keep it both current and constructive for the new decade.
South Korea, confronted with energy resources that are growing rapidly insufficient for the needs of the population, has turned to nuclear engineering to provide a stable energy supply to the country.
The Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) is the new big word in Pakistan's nuclear policies. Opaqueness in the PNRA, however, limits public input--which impedes safety standards.
Yongsoo Hwang outlines programs and steps towards facilitating international cooperation with North Korea.
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.