[JPN] Japan’s Dilemma between Nuclear Deterrence and Nuclear Disarmament
MAINICHI SHIMBUN - APLN Senior Associate Fellow Nobumasa Akiyama spoke about Japan's dilemma between nuclear deterrence and nuclear disarmament, based on the recent discussions at the NPT RevCon.
Mikhail Gorbachev’s Nuclear Legacy in Tatters
THE JAPAN TIMES - APLN member Ramesh Thakur wrote on Gorbachev's nuclear legacy, arguing that the Soviet leader deserves much credit for mitigating the risk of a Cold War nuclear conflict.
‘Cornerstone’ Cornered by the NWS
Dr Manpreet Sethi warns that the behaviour of the five nuclear weapons states leaves the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty more fragile than ever.
NPT Review Conference Failed to Reach Agreement: Implications for Our Region
Following the collapse of the 10th NPT Review Conference, Carlos D. Sorreta discusses what happened in New York.
The Return of Nuclear Weapons on the Global Platform
THE INDIAN EXPRESS - APLN member C. Raja Mohan advocates adding to what was till now regarded as ‘minimum’ to remain ‘credible regarding India's strategy on building ‘credible minimum deterrence’.
Is Russia Responsible for No Consensus at Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Meet?
THE QUINT - APLN member C. Uday Bhaskar writes: The breakdown in attaining consensus was attributed to Moscow, which was apparently unhappy with certain references to the war in Ukraine.
The Non-proliferation Regime in Crisis
KOREA JOONGANG DAILY - APLN member Han Yong-sup writes about the impact of the war in Ukraine on the NPT Review Conference, arguing that the future of the non-proliferation regime is not that bright.
Will Nagasaki Be the Last City Ever to Experience a Nuclear Attack?
HANKYOREH - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in attended a memorial service on the 77th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki and wrote about two conflicting attitudes toward the nuclear issue in Japan.
NPT Side Event: Regional Perspectives on Strengthening the NPT
APLN senior research adviser Tanya Ogilvie-White spoke at a side event at the Tenth NPT Review Conference sharing regional perspectives.
Wake-up Call For ‘Nuke Five'
THE KOREA TIMES - APLN member Kim Won-soo argues that the nuclear states must work together to come up with a collective plan to keep non-nuclear states from developing their own nuclear deterrents.