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.
Having attended the TPNW 1MSP, Akira Kawasaki recaps the ins and outs of the meetings and how the Vienna Action Plan came to be.
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.
Mely Caballero-Anthony urges the Southeast Asian countries to build on the momentum of the 1MSP and support the TPNW Action Plan.
Ramesh Thakur discusses how the Ban Treaty could establish a new normative settling point on the ethics, legality and legitimacy of the bomb.
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.
GRANDVIEW INSTITUTION - APLN member Hu Yumin argues that a nuclear sharing agreement would not make Japan more secure, and a NATO-like organisation is not applicable to the Asia-Pacific.
Six experts from Australia, South Korea, Thailand, Philippines, and Japan share their expectations and concerns for the TPNW.
John Carlson writes on the urgent need for practical steps towards reducing nuclear risks, reducing nuclear weapon numbers, and building confidence.
How can Japan can support the TPNW and close the gap between the Japanese public support of the treaty and political action?