Time to Draw on the Untapped Potential of NWFZs
Enkhsaikhan Jargalsaikhan says the definition of NFWZs can and should be expanded to incorporate a larger swath of the globe.
Putting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Agenda Back on Track
Marty Natalegawa discusses ways to get global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament initiatives moving forward again.
Nuclear Disarmament and UN Reforms
TODA PEACE INSTITUTE - APLN member Ramesh Thakur published a new policy brief.
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.
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.
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.
TPNW First Meeting of States Parties: A View from Southeast Asia
Mely Caballero-Anthony urges the Southeast Asian countries to build on the momentum of the 1MSP and support the TPNW Action Plan.
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.
War in Ukraine: Lesson on Why the World Should Ban Nuclear Arms
Kasit Piromya writes on the war in Ukraine and lessons on why the world must ban nuclear weapons, in light of the TPNW first meeting of the states parties.