Cold War 2.0
HANKYOREH - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in discusses the ongoing dispute between China and South Korea over THAAD deployment and clarifies the South Korean position on this issue.
Dr. Igor Istomin examines the extension of a recent treaty and Russian and Chinese incentives to deepen their their cooperation.
Yun Sun examines the delicate balance of the Taiwan situation and the undesirable position every side has found itself in.
APLN members and other experts provide their perspectives on the technical aspects, motivation, and political implications of the Russian missile launch.
Gareth Evans responds to the UK's announcement to increase its nuclear warheads, arguing that it is an abdication of the UK's global responsibility.
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.
Dr Masao Tomonaga argues that -- as a Hibakusha, a medical professional, and as a citizen of Nagasaki -- more must be done to rid the world of these weapons.
THE CONVERSATION - The INF Treaty took seven years to negotiate, contributed to the end of the Cold War, and ushered in three decades of strategic stability.
Andrew C. Weber reminds the world leaders of the threat of nuclear-armed cruise missiles and urges intergovernmental, UN, and non-governmental actors to take appropriate measures.
70 years after Hiroshima, and with the Cold War over, the Asia-Pacific has evolved into the global epicentre of nuclear threats arising from a chain of perceived existential security threats.