The Korea Times Column

A dedicated column by the Korea Times, with expert analysis by APLN members on global issues.

    Iran and NK Nuke Issues
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    Iran and NK Nuke Issues

    May/5/2021, By Anton V. Khlopkov

    Anton Khlopkov, Director of Center for Energy and Security Studies CENESS, lists out six reasons why the lessons of the JCPOA talks should be applied to future dialogue with North Korea.

    Is War Over Taiwan Imminent?
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    Is War Over Taiwan Imminent?

    Apr/15/2021, By Yun Sun

    Yun Sun examines the delicate balance of the Taiwan situation and the undesirable position every side has found itself in.

    North Korea's Latest Nuclear and Delivery System Development
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    North Korea's Latest Nuclear and Delivery System Development

    Mar/24/2021, By APLN

    Yongsoo Hwang examines North Korea's recent nuclear and missile development activities.

    Deterrence and Disarmament
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    Deterrence and Disarmament

    Mar/3/2021, By APLN

    APLN Executive Director Shata Shetty explores risk reduction and the importance of bridging the gap between deterrence and disarmament advocates.

    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons
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    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons

    Feb/9/2021, By Ramesh THAKUR

    Ramesh Thakur urges the newly inaugurated US Administration to adopt a No First Use (NFU) nuclear weapons policy in an open letter to President Biden.

    Restoring US Credibility, Soft Power
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    Restoring US Credibility, Soft Power

    Jan/27/2021, By APLN

    Gareth Evans addresses the newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden in an open letter emphasizing America's role in tackling climate change, pandemics, and nuclear war.

    Lessons from Pandemic-Nuclear Weapons Nexus for Survival in 2021
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    Lessons from Pandemic-Nuclear Weapons Nexus for Survival in 2021

    Dec/30/2020, By APLN

    Peter Hayes discusses better ways to prepare for the uncertain futures created by the COVID-19 pandemic as opposed to relying on primitive nuclear weapons.

    Asia-Pacific Nations' Military Space Developments
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    Asia-Pacific Nations' Military Space Developments

    Dec/9/2020, By APLN

    Namrata Goswami discusses the military space developments of China, India, Japan, and North Korea, and urges further development of normative/legal frameworks to ensure responsible behaviour in space.

    Watchbear in Oriental Garden
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    Watchbear in Oriental Garden

    Nov/18/2020, By APLN

    Andrey Gubin examines Russia's role in Asia-Pacific affairs through a detailed account of its conventional weapons development.

    Tension on the India-China Border: Why Asia Should Care
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    Tension on the India-China Border: Why Asia Should Care

    Oct/28/2020, By Siddharth VARADARAJAN

    Varadarajan asserts that despite deterrence optimists' claims that nuclear weapons would deter countries from engaging in conventional conflicts, the India-China border clash shows otherwise.

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