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Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Column: If we want to see the end of nuclear weapons then we need to ban nuclear testing
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Column: If we want to see the end of nuclear weapons then we need to ban nuclear testing

Aug 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 53 Views 58 Comments

The treaty banning nuclear testing is yet to ratified by the US and other countries, but it is key to the steps to the path of nuclear disarmament, writes Jason Douglas.

Monday 15 July, 2013

Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?
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Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?

Jul 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 38 Views 37 Comments

While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.

Thursday 11 April, 2013

Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula?
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# Opinion

Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula?

Apr 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 32 Views 11 Comments

The problem with deterrence theory is that, at its root, it is based on threats which can lead states to the brink of war. North Korea’s behaviour should instead be viewed as an opportunity for engagement, writes Jason Douglas.

Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Column: North Korea’s pursuit of the bomb should not be ignored
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Column: North Korea’s pursuit of the bomb should not be ignored

Mar 12th 2013, 7:00 PM 52 Views 63 Comments

While a functioning nuclear weapon remains years away for North Korea, recent activities and statements will nevertheless have a worrying effect in Seoul, Washington and the wider world, writes Jason Douglas.