The Korea Times Column
APLN publishes the APLN-Korea Times column in cooperation with the oldest daily English newspaper in Korea, featuring analysis by APLN network members and experts.
Urgent Action Needed to Reduce Risk of Nuclear War
John Carlson examines the risk of nuclear war and identifies steps to reduce those risks.
U.S.-Iran Brinkmanship Threatens Regional Stability, Nuclear Order
Rakesh Sood discusses how the US-Iran brinkmanship not only destabilizes West Asia but also jeopardizes the nuclear nonproliferation order as the JCPOA heads towards an untimely demise.
Frontal Breakthrough and Chairman Kim’s Perilous Odyssey
Moon Chung-in addresses the question of what went wrong between Washington and Pyongyang and provides recommendations on how to break through the current impasse.
Nuclear-Arming Japan, South Korea: Is It Feasible and Desirable?
Nobuyasu Abe asserts that it would be feasible but not desirable for South Korea and Japan to become nuclear-armed, and urges both countries to think of other ways to maintain their national security.
Global Nuclear Disarmament: Don’t Abandon the Dream
Gareth Evans encourages proponents of nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament to utilize the power of emotion and reason, unite around a realistic disarmament agenda, and stay optimistic.
Four Contentious Nuclear Issues
Jun Bong-geun identifies four contentious nuclear issues to be negotiated and agreed upon when creating a new US-DPRK nuclear agreement.