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Nuclear Disarmament

Using radio waves to remotely monitor nuclear weapons stockpiles

Nuclear weapons pose a constant threat to global security. These weapons have enormous destructive power and could cause catastrophic consequences if they fall into the wrong hands or are used intentionally. Remotely monitoring whether states are complying with nuclear disarmament treaties is a challenging task due to the secretive nature…
bubmag
November 2, 2023
Nuclear Disarmament

Letters to the Editor: November 2022

Send us a letter, email, or tweet, or post on our Facebook page. Weapons of Mass Dysfunction In “The Case for Nuclear Disarmament” (July/August 2022), Paul Webster makes a compelling argument for Canada to do more on nuclear disarmament. However, for Canada to be seen as an honest actor, it…
bubmag
October 24, 2022
Nuclear Disarmament

Government doubles down on AUKUS plan

Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to nuclear disarmament at an international non-proliferation conference amid concerns about its submarine plans. Australia has doubled down on its plan to acquire nuclear powered submarines from either the United States or Britain. Assistant trade minister Tim Ayres has told an international nuclear non-proliferation conference…
bubmag
August 2, 2022
Nuclear Disarmament

Africa: Nuclear Disarmament: What the World can Learn from Africa

On 22 January 2021, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (the Ban Treaty) entered into force. Under the Ban Treaty, states are prohibited from ‘developing, testing, producing, manufacturing, acquiring, possessing, or stockpiling nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices’. The Ban Treaty is a culmination of decades-long…
bubmag
September 3, 2021