By Valeriia Hesse and Yelyzaveta Khodorovska Nuclear weapons are killing people in Ukraine even when they are not used as Russia is utilizing nuclear deterrence as a shield to protect its atrocities, write Valeriia Hesse and Liza Khodorovska. Valeriia Hesse is a management and research consultant at Atomic Reporters and a fellow at the Odesa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP)… Read More UN must condemn Russia’s nuclear threat at non-proliferation conference
By Tariq Rauf NEW YORK (IDN) Finally, at long last, the postponed 2020 Tenth Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference commenced its work at United Nations headquarters in New York on August 1, 2022. Under the able Presidency of Ambassador Gustavo Zlauvinen of Argentina, the review conference is expected to complete its work on August 26. If all goes well,… Read More Achieving the Elusive Against the Odds: “A Middle East Nuclear (and WMD) Free Zone”
By Tariq Rauf VIENNA (IDN) Originally scheduled for April-May 2020, due to postponements because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Tenth Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) finally convened in these turbulent times at the United Nations in New York on 1 August and will conclude its deliberations on 26 August. NPT review conferences are held every five years to… Read More Nuclear Submarines and The Non-Proliferation Treaty: Brazil Gets a Jump on Australia?