The Asia-Pacific and Global Nuclear Order in the Second Nuclear Age
Ramesh Thakur, co-convener of the APLN, released a paper highlighting his concerns that all global nuclear risks and threats exist in the Asia-Pacific and in some cases are even more acute in this region. Asia is the principal site of strategic rivalry in the second nuclear age; nuclear disarmament norms continue to be breached most egregiously in Asia as the only continent where warhead numbers are growing; the most serious violations of the non-proliferation norm have occurred here in the last two decades; and it is the sole site of nuclear testing today. Thakur outlines an agenda for action in the second nuclear age, including, recommendations for addressing the North Korea problem and addressing safety and security architecture deficits.
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NTI, EFI Foundation, Clean Air Task Force, and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation Discuss Responsible Nuclear Energy Expansion
Co-Chair and CEO of NTI and CEO and President of the EFI Foundation Ernest J. Moniz, Executive Director of CATF Armond Cohen, and experts from NTI, EFI Foundation, and CATF briefed Managing Director and CEO of ENEC His Excellency Mohamed Al Hammadi and ENEC staff on their work promoting the responsible, sustainable, and effective expansion of nuclear energy.
Nuclear Security Conditions are Regressing in Dozens of Countries, according to 2023 NTI Nuclear Security Index
“The bottom line is that the countries and areas with the greatest responsibility for protecting the world from a catastrophic act of nuclear terrorism are derelict in their duty,” the 2023 NTI Index reports.
NTI at the Second-Ever Joint Meeting of INMM and ESARDA
NTI Senior Director Nickolas Roth participated in the second-ever joint meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) and the European Safeguards Research and Development Association (ESARDA).