Members

The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) has ninety-three members from sixteen countries across Asia and the Pacific, consisting of former political, diplomatic and military leaders, senior government officials, and scholars and opinion leaders. The APLN aims to inform and energize public opinion, especially high-level policymakers, to take seriously the very real threats posed by nuclear weapons, and to do everything possible to achieve a world in which they are contained, diminished and eventually eliminated.

Siddharth VARADARAJAN

Siddharth VARADARAJAN

Founding Editor of The Wire

Siddharth Varadarajan is a journalist and well-known commentator on foreign affairs and nuclear issues. The founding editor of The Wire, he also held position of editor at The Hindu.

Siddharth Varadarajan is a journalist and well-known commentator on foreign affairs and nuclear issues. He is the Founding Editor of The Wire (www.thewire.in), India’s leading online news and analysis portal and an anchor for ’Indian Standard Time’, a weekly interview show on Rajya Sabha TV, the channel of India’s upper house of Parliament. Earlier, he was Editor of The Hindu newspaper. An economist by training, he taught at New York University before turning to journalism. The recipient of journalism awards for his writings on the Iranian nuclear issue and the Indo-US nuclear agreement, he is a co-author of NonAlignment 2.0: A Foreign and Strategic Policy for India in the Twenty First Century.