Ban Treaty

September 22, 2017

A Negotiated Curbing of North Korea’s Nuclear Capabilities Is Good, But Not Good Enough

The North Korean government’s progress toward developing a long-range nuclear weapons capability, accompanied by bellicose pronouncements, has been alarming enough to spark worldwide public dismay and […]
July 21, 2017

Challenging Nuclearism: The Nuclear Ban Treaty Assessed

On 7 July 2017 122 countries at the UN voted to approve the text of a proposed international treaty entitled ‘Draft Treaty on the Prohibition of […]
July 13, 2017

Democracy Breaks Out at the UN as 122 Nations Vote to Ban the Bomb

This article was originally published by The Nation. On July 7, 2017, at a UN Conference mandated by the UN General Assembly to negotiate a treaty […]
July 13, 2017

U.S., UK and France Denounce Nuclear Ban Treaty

This article was originally published by Counterpunch. The U.S., UK and France have never shown enthusiasm for banning and eliminating nuclear weapons. It is not surprising, […]