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The Solomon Islands-China Deal
Carlos D. Sorreta writes on drawing dangerous lessons about nuclear deterrence from the war in Ukraine. We also feature new job opportunities and recent member activities.
New Members and Job Opportunities
We welcome three new APLN members, The Pulse series returns with expert analyses of recent activity in the DPRK, and John Carlson assesses how the Russia-Ukraine war affects the DPRK.
Curbing the Proliferation of Armed Drones
Lorenz Fernando discusses the challenges of keeping the proliferation of armed drones. Brad Babson assesses how to build financial frameworks for a cooperative threat reduction program with the DPRK.
Surveying the WMD Landscape in Asia-Pacific
A special report features the introductory chapter of APLN's newly published book WMD in Asia and Tatsujiro Suzuki discusses the risks to nuclear facilities in war zones.
Improving Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia
APLN publishes a list of policy recommendations for security cooperation in Northeast Asia, endorsed by thirty-six policymakers and experts in the region.
The Legality of Nuclear Weapons
John Carlson discusses the legality around the threat or use of nuclear weapons under international law. Łukasz Kulesa assesses the consequences of the war in Ukraine for the future of arms control.
End the War in Ukraine
APLN issued a group statement calling for an end to the war in Ukraine signed by over 60 senior political, diplomatic, military, and expert figures from across the Asia-Pacific.
Asia-Pacific Views on the Russia-Ukraine War
Shyam Saran explains India's response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and Tanya Ogilvie-White highlights the risks of Putin putting his nuclear forces on high alert.
Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons on the Korean Peninsula
Our project on nuclear risk in Northeast Asia continues with analysis from Eva Lisowski on possible uses of low-yield nuclear weapons, and translations of the project report.
Avoiding Nuclear War in the Taiwan Strait
We feature two special reports from our project assessing nuclear weapons use in Northeast Asia.