THE BULLETIN - “The only value in our two nations possessing nuclear weapons is to make sure they will never be used. But then would it not be better to do away with them entirely?” Indeed it would.
UNIDIR - Verification will be of critical importance to achieving and maintaining a Middle East zone free of weapons of mass destruction (ME WMD).
PUGWASH - Suzuki proposes a comprehensive approach to peace and stability in the region as well as a phased denuclearization of Korean Peninsula, eventually establishing a NWFZ in the region.
THE SUNDAY GUARDIAN - India’s immediate focus should be on nudging inter-state relations into a working relationship to facilitate cooperative action.
HANKYOREH - Chung-in Moon argues that there is no guarantee that the Biden Administration will bring back a peaceful world order, with implications for South Korea.
UNIDIR - The role of multilateral verification bodies in dealing with compliance and enforcement, the extent to which they achieve ‘agency’ in doing so, and whether such capacities might be enhanced.
KOREA TIMES - Military space capability strengthens China's ability to coerce or compel others within its sphere of interest, such as on issues like the South China Sea, Taiwan or Hong Kong.
KOREA HERALD - How have Australia’s relations with China deteriorated so spectacularly?
THE SUNDAY GUARDIAN - The extension of the New START with Russia and the revival of the JCPOA with Iran will need immediate attention.
ASPI - Tumultuous days may be behind us, with a general sigh of relief worldwide to fill its place.