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.
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.
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.
APLN senior research adviser Tanya Ogilvie-White spoke at a side event at the Tenth NPT Review Conference sharing regional perspectives.
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.
Prominent APLN members from Australia, Mongolia, and Japan share their hopes and fears for this year’s NPT RevCon.
John Tilemann discusses two ‘black swan’ events adding new contentious issues to the already overloaded and fraught agenda for the 10th NPT Review Conference.
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.
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.
A workshop report by APLN and NTI identifies challenges and highlights opportunities for Asia-Pacific countries to advance the NPT's goals.