Acrimony Out Moderation In NPT PrepCom Day Four

By Tariq Rauf VIENNA, 5 May 2017: A moderate tone has replaced the acrimony of the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference as the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) for the 2020 review wrapped up its first week. Non-nuclear-weapon states calling for the prohibition of nuclear weapon – the ban treaty whose negotiations resume at the… Read More Acrimony Out Moderation In NPT PrepCom Day Four

No room for mistakes – Russia and US urged to de-alert their nukes

NPT PrepCom Day three By Tariq Rauf VIENNA, 4 May 2017: Russia and the United States have been urged to reduce nuclear risks by de-alerting hundreds of missiles armed with as many as 1800 warheads currently on standby and ready to be launched within minutes. As the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee meeting, attended… Read More No room for mistakes – Russia and US urged to de-alert their nukes