Cold War 2.0
Indigenous communities and Arctic states have faced major challenges in establishing the Arctic as a nuclear-weapons-free zone (NWFZ).
"The nuclear-armed states – led by the U.S. and Russia, who between them possess 95 per cent of the world‟s nuclear weapons – must get serious about their disarmament commitments."
The international interest for national activities to be managed effectively is indisputable. This is just as true for nuclear security as it is for nuclear safety.
The launch was announced today of a new group called the 'APLN,' comprising leaders from thirteen countries around the region, including nuclear weapons possessing states.