Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

Visit the Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament at the link below for this article co-authored by Professor M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the School for Public Policy and Global Affairs, The University of British Columbia, and Zia Mian and A.H. Nayyar of the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.
Visit The Hill Times at the link below (subscription required) for this commentary by The Simons Foundation Peace Leader, The Hon. Douglas Roche, on U.S. plans to spend $100,000 per minute on the maintenance and expansion of nuclear weapons.
Visit OpenCanada.org for commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation, on the perils the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is facing and a critique of the US initiative to “create the environment for nuclear disarmament” which distracts from the compliance problem the US has created itself.
Visit Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the link below for this article co-authored by Professor M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the School for Public Policy and Global Affairs, The University of British Columbia, and Aileen Murphy, the recipient of the UBC Simons Award in Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security.
Visit Arms Control Today at the link below (subscription required) for this article by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation.  It takes a critical look at a new US policy departure with respect to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) and suggests other remedial measures that nuclear weapon states can take in advance of the crucial 2020 NPT Review Conference. 
Visit OpenCanada.org at the following link for commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation, on a recent conference in Washington where the abandonment of restraints on the nuclear arsenals of the US and Russia has policy experts worried.
The 2018 Conference and Forum on "Repairing the U.S.-NATO-Russia Relationship and Reducing the Risks of the Use of Nuclear Weapons" was convened by The Simons Foundation Canada and Simon Fraser University’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, under the auspices of the Simons Distinguished Visiting Fellow in International Law and Human Security at Simon Fraser University, in September 2018.
"The world is about to lose one of the most important nuclear disarmament agreements ever made – and distressingly, Canada is silent." Visit The Globe and Mail at the link below for this opinion piece by Ernie Regehr, our Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence, and The Hon. Douglas Roche, a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation, on the the imminent termination of the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and their call for Canada to intervene and demand a diplomatic review of INF compliance procedures.
See the links below for these recent articles co-authored by Professor M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the School for Public Policy and Global Affairs, The University of British Columbia.
See The Simons Foundation's page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.