Lynn Eden discusses the implications and differences in developing plans to prepare for, understand and prevent infrequent disasters like pandemics and nuclear war.
David Legge and Sun Kim set out the global, national and corporate efforts in developing COVID-19 vaccines and the threats to equitable access.
Petr Topychkanov examines recent decisions by nuclear-armed states to expand the role of nuclear weapons in their military plans.
Steven Miller analyses the utility of the hotline concept: making sure nuclear rivals can communicate directly and effectively at the highest levels in all circumstances to minimize escalation.
Changwoo Shon discusses the role of urban governments in the future, including intercity network construction by evaluating Seoul's response to COVID-19.
Richard Pilch and Miles Pomper provide an Asia-Pacific perspective on biological weapons and their relevance to nuclear deterrence in the pandemic era.
Brian Nichiporuk assesses long-term implications of COVID19 in East Asia, examining impacts on labor markets, mass migration scenarios, and the effect on regional militaries.
Pandemics have occurred throughout human history and appear to be increasing because of viral diseases from animals, with health, economic, gender, social and political impacts.
Michael Hamel-Green proposes a phased establishment of a regional Northeast Asian NWFZ negotiated in tandem with a regional comprehensive security agreement.
Allan Behm argues that Trump’s mercurial approach highlights the fiction of extended nuclear deterrence and a COVID-19 world demands a reinvestment in diplomacy by all nations.