In the post-Cold War era, the Asia-Pacific is believed to the be the most likely theatre of nuclear war.
Non-proliferation, nuclear security, safety -- all these peaceful uses of nuclear power are highly relevant to the Asia Pacific today.
In Brazil, current tensions stem from domestic criticism on the lack of progress in global nuclear disarmament, and the discriminatory nature of non-proliferation obligations on the other.
In the face of a changing world and an outdated doctrine, periodic reviews will be needed to keep India's nuclear policies relevant.
Malicious hackers exploiting nuclear facilities could be potentially disastrous. Recommended cybersecurity steps are drafted in this policy brief.
Indigenous communities and Arctic states have faced major challenges in establishing the Arctic as a nuclear-weapons-free zone (NWFZ).
Today only four states – India, Israel, North Korea and Pakistan – remain outside the NPT. Appropriate mechanisms must be put in place for non-NPT states to adopt disarmament measures.
The expansion and modernization of nuclear weapons in Asia set against a backdrop of rising tensions has led to an urgent need to de-escalate and reduce nuclear danger in the region.
Public activism has contributed to the non-use of nuclear weapons since 1945, but the voice of the people goes largely unnoticed in governments' policy making.
Iran's six-month deal set to expire in July draws comparisons to recent developments in Pakistan and North Korea. Dissuading Iran from nuclear acquisition may prove to be politically difficult.