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Iran's power play in the Middle East

“An agreement to be successful is going to require that the regional states feel reassured that this agreement is not at their expense.”

In an interview with War and Peace Talk on 3 April 2015,  163 more words

Counter-terrorism

Requiem for the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty. Nuclear Armageddon?

August, 2015 marks 70 years since the atomic bomb was dropped on the civilian population of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On the evening of May 22, 2015, after almost a month of grueling and intensive debates and negotiations, The United Nations failed to achieve the consensus necessary for the adoption of the Draft Final Document of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, stalemating efforts to fulfill the United Nations Charter opening declaration “to save humanity from the scourge of war.” This failure resulted from the refusal, by the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada, to join a consensus on adopting the final document of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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The International Reporter

Hay Festival: Jon Snow on Trident

“Billions and billions and billions of pounds have been spent on the system without any real consultation with Parliament, there have been almost no votes about Trident in my entire reporting career, a discrete if not dishonest state of affairs, it is now.” 276 more words

Hay Festival

The U.S. Bishops on Moral Questions Regarding Nuclear Weapons

The review conference for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) meeting at the United Nations in New York City concludes today. What follows is an excerpt from a recent speech by Stephen Colecchi, Director of the Office of International Justice and Peace, on the bishops’ work for nuclear non-proliferation. 773 more words

Peace

A Pleasant #Crudeshock

It was not long ago that the west and the whole of the world perceived Iran to be an imminent threat to global security and exclusively as an existential threat to the state of Israel. 465 more words

International Diplomacy

State of Play: Non-Proliferation, Fissile Material Cut-offs and Nuclear Transparency

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Vice Admiral (retd) Vijay Shankar

 Tools that promote a stable nuclear relationship between nations are characterized by a congruence of views on non-proliferation of weapon and vector technologies, fissile material control and strategic transparency; the last makes clear the strategic underpinnings that motivate weapon programmes. 941 more words

Geopolitics And Strategic Impulses

ONE FREE KOREA? - An open letter to Joshua Stanton esq. (WITH UPDATE)

Mr. Stanton,

Would you agree with the statement “Intelligence without perspective is like a nuclear weapon without a fail-safe?”

You have a vast amount of knowledge on North Korea, to that there is no denying. 3,645 more words