Update: Postponed 2020 NPT Review Conference

Viewpoint by Tariq Rauf On 30 March 2020, IDN-InDepthNews published my article, Challenge for the NAM: Move the NPT Review Conference to 2021 in Vienna, in which I had noted the announcement of the postponement of the 2020 review conference of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), scheduled to be held in New York from 27 April to 22… Read More Update: Postponed 2020 NPT Review Conference

Opinion: NPT@50: The Genesis of a Flawed Bargain

Viewpoint by A. Vinod Kumar March 5, 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the entry-into-force of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), a legal instrument treated as the cornerstone of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime. The NPT has had a roller-coaster ride, with many accomplishments and has weathered many crises. The treaty… Read More Opinion: NPT@50: The Genesis of a Flawed Bargain

Opinion: Challenge for the NAM – Move the NPT Review Conference to 2021 in Vienna

Viewpoint by Tariq Rauf It is sometimes said that it is easy to try to herd cats than to get the States parties to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to agree on anything practical! This certainly seems to be the case now, as after dithering for several weeks the earth shaking announcement coming out of New York… Read More Opinion: Challenge for the NAM – Move the NPT Review Conference to 2021 in Vienna