Regional governments have to acknowledge WMD threats posed by North Korea as well as be concerned with the deteriorating human rights situation in the DPRK, argues the Hon. Michael Kirby.
Nuclear experts debated and discussed the option of South Korea going nuclear against the backdrop of North Korean nuclear issues.
Should South Korea consider going for nuclear armament in response to North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons?
APLN members from South Asia and China convened in New Delhi to review global nuclear threats and regional challenges posed by the nuclear deterrence triad between China, India and Pakistan.
Addressing the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (SEANWFZ) and steps to secure nuclear weapons states’ signatures of the SEANWFZ Protocol.
70 years post-Hiroshima and with the Cold War over, the Asia-Pacific has evolved into the global epicentre of nuclear threats arising from a chain of perceived existential security threats.
Critics have asserted that the 2015 NPT Review Conference 'failed', but how damaging was that outcome?
Faced with continued DPRK defiance on nuclear weapons and missile provocations, the international community seems at a loss on what to do next.
Major power rivalries have been intensifying a renewal of territorial claims in both East Asia and Europe; and in new arenas, managing terrorism in the cyber sphere and outer space.
Members of the APLN gathered to report on their activities in the past year and discussed potential directions for the organization to broaden its impact.