|APLN contributors propose new approaches for the US and other powers in dealing with North Korea and offer a new view of diplomacy in considering non-proliferation and disarmament efforts.
Gabriela Bernal authored a potent argument for why the world needs the US, China, and Russia to once again work together on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. As a first step, she says the US must fundamentally change its policy and diplomatic approach toward North Korea before any real progress can be made.
Meanwhile, Nathanial Gronewold explores whether the lessons on offer from environmental diplomacy hold any value for practitioners of nuclear diplomacy.
Finally, we are pleased to announce that APLN and the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) have begun a joint project focused on preventing dangerous maritime incidents and unintended escalation in the Asia-Pacific, supported by the US Department of State. Work is now underway with further updates to follow in the coming months. We also highlight our members’ activities below.