UN Nuclear Ban Treaty One Ratification Shy Of Taking Effect

Jamaica and Nauru are the latest countries to complete the ratification procedures, the United Nations said. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted in 2017, will enter into [...]

Putin-Trump Talk About Ending Nuclear Weapons

By Tom O'Connor, Newsweek. -

A senior Russian diplomat responded positively to President Donald Trump's remarks regarding his desire to seek total denuclearization, saying Moscow was ready to begin working toward that [...]

In North Korea, Verifying Requires Reconciling

By Leon V. Sigal, 38 North -

During the Bush years, as it had done previously, Pyongyang showed some willingness to accept verification when it saw Washington moving away from enmity but balked when it did not. In [...]