The 10th Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference: Views from the Asia-Pacific
Prominent APLN members from Australia, Mongolia, and Japan share their hopes and fears for this year’s NPT RevCon.
The Indispensable NPT: Black Swans and Black Boxes
John Tilemann discusses two ‘black swan’ events adding new contentious issues to the already overloaded and fraught agenda for the 10th NPT Review Conference.
Amid Ukraine War, Gap between Nuclear Weapon Haves and Have-Nots Needs Urgent Attention
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - APLN member C. Uday Bhaskar argued that the need to quarantine the nuclear weapon to its core mission of deterrence is critical and urgent.
Learning the Right Nuclear Lessons From Ukraine
THE JAPAN TIMES - APLN member Ramesh Thakur wrote about the Hiroshima Round Table and analysed how the Russian threats of nuclear weapons use had added to global fears of a nuclear Armageddon.
[Workshop Report] Strengthening the NPT Regime: Priorities for the Future
A workshop report by APLN and NTI identifies challenges and highlights opportunities for Asia-Pacific countries to advance the NPT's goals.
We Can and Must Stop the NPT from Unravelling
APLN senior research adviser Dr. Tanya Ogilvie-White breaks down what's at stake during the 10th NPT Review Conference.
TPNW: Taking Action Together
Having attended the TPNW 1MSP, Akira Kawasaki recaps the ins and outs of the meetings and how the Vienna Action Plan came to be.
The Nuclear Taboo is Key to Preventing Collapse of the Nuclear Order
Ambassador Rakesh Sood argues that the only way forward for reconciling the NPT and the Ban Treaty, for reducing nuclear risks, is to reinforce the nuclear taboo.
The Journey from Nuclear Non-Proliferation to Prohibition and Disarmament
Ramesh Thakur discusses how the Ban Treaty could establish a new normative settling point on the ethics, legality and legitimacy of the bomb.