No First Use

    The Legality of Nuclear Weapons
    POLICY BRIEFS

    The Legality of Nuclear Weapons

    16 Mar 2022 | John CARLSON

    John Carlson discusses the legal aspects of nuclear weapons, focusing on the 1996 advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice.

    Avoiding Nuclear War in the Taiwan Strait
    NUCLEAR WEAPON USE RISK REDUCTION

    Avoiding Nuclear War in the Taiwan Strait

    16 Feb 2022 | Sheryn LEE

    Dr. Sheryn Lee, senior lecturer at the Swedish Defence University, assesses the prospect of conflict and nuclear use in the Taiwan Strait.

    Lessons from Asian Leadership on No-First Use
    COMMENTARIES

    Lessons from Asian Leadership on No-First Use

    21 Jan 2022 | Tanya OGILVIE-WHITE

    Tanya Ogilvie-White argues that carefully devised and implemented NFU policies could significantly reduce global nuclear dangers.

    Time for the US’s Nuclear Strategy To Embrace No First Use
    MEMBER ACTIVITIES

    Time for the US’s Nuclear Strategy To Embrace No First Use

    12 Jul 2021 | Van JACKSON

    EAST ASIA FORUM - APLN Senior Associate Fellow Van Jackson calls on the US to adopt the No first Use doctrine.

    No First Use of Nuclear Weapons: The Promising Asian Dimension
    COMMENTARIES

    No First Use of Nuclear Weapons: The Promising Asian Dimension

    12 Jul 2021 | Carlo TREZZA

    Ambassador Carlo Trezza stresses the importance of No First Use doctrines in light of the recent Biden-Putin summit, focusing on the Asia-Pacific region.

    A Nuclear War Must Never Be Fought
    MEMBER ACTIVITIES

    A Nuclear War Must Never Be Fought

    20 May 2021 | Ramesh THAKUR

    IPS - The risk of nuclear war is real. A ‘no first use’ policy of nuclear weapons would actually bolster US security — and underpin its global leadership role.

    No First Use Of Nuclear Weapons: Asia-Pacific Perspectives
    PAST EVENTS

    No First Use Of Nuclear Weapons: Asia-Pacific Perspectives

    10 May 2021 | APLN

    On May 22nd, 2021, The New Zealand Centre for Global Studies (NZCGS) will be hosting No First Use of Nuclear Weapons: Asia-Pacific Perspectives exploring whether relatively modest measures.

    Time for global No-First-Use policies - Asia/Pacific webinar
    VIDEO ANALYSIS

    Time for global No-First-Use policies - Asia/Pacific webinar

    2 May 2021 | APLN

    A webinar exploring No-First-Use policies, their contribution to nuclear risk-reduction and disarmament, and new possibilities for their adoption by additional nuclear-armed and allied states.

    Time for global No-First-Use policies - Asia/Pacific webinar
    VIDEO ANALYSIS

    Time for global No-First-Use policies - Asia/Pacific webinar

    2 May 2021 | APLN

    A webinar exploring No-First-Use policies, their contribution to nuclear risk-reduction and disarmament, and new possibilities for their adoption by additional nuclear-armed and allied states.

    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons
    THE KOREA TIMES COLUMN

    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons

    9 Feb 2021 | Ramesh THAKUR

    APLN member Ramesh Thakur argues in a Korea Times open letter to President Biden that developments over the past five years justify the adoption of "No First Use".

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