The only realistic way out of the impasse over the North Korean nuclear program is reciprocal steps to open the way to negotiations that would address denuclearization in parallel with a peace process in Korea.
A recent UN Security Council resolution imposes new and broader restrictions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang’s recent nuclear test and space launch.
More than 70 countries convened to update informal, joint interdiction actions.
President Barack Obama on June 2 signed legislation to implement two treaties that strengthen global efforts to prevent and counter nuclear terrorism.
Effectively countering threats from nonconventional weapons requires not just invention, but true innovation, including applying existing technologies in new ways.
The current regime for nuclear security, although better than it was, is largely nonbinding and has many gaps. The most reliable, efficient, and direct way to improve it is to develop an international convention on nuclear security.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would impose further sanctions on Iran, an approach opposed by the Obama administration.