Fifty years after the NPT was put into force, the new Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) continues to exacerbate some tensions.
India may well have the clout to change the narrative among the four nuclear-armed states outside of the NPT.
The United Nations will need to look for ways to end the impasse among nuclear weapons states and their allies in the upcoming Disarmament Conference.
Tong Zhao explains how China can mitigate the division in the international community concerning disarmament approaches.
The Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty (NWPT) is politically and historically important, but poorly executed--to the exclusion of several states under the nuclear umbrella.
A UN negotiating conference has just adopted a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Will this influence North Korea? And, if not, what’s the point?
North Korean nuclear issues, the effectiveness of the NPT, East Asia and the nuclear umbrella and other regional and global non-proliferation initiatives are discussed in this meeting.
In this regional meeting: NK Nuclear Issues; The effectiveness of the NPT; East Asia and the nuclear umbrella; Regional and global non-proliferation initiatives; Denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.
Serious threats persist from the use or misuse of weapons – whether by design, accident or system malfunction – and whether by nuclear-armed states and terrorist actors.
A short introduction to key points in the first UN negotiating conference for the prohibition of nuclear weapons.