Nuclear disarmament
Biggest threat from Ukraine War: Last nuclear agreement suspended

War rarely stays within the boundaries set or desired for it. That makes returning to arms control crucial for the survival of humanity

NEW START and the future of nuclear disarmament

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the implications of the setback to the NEW START treaty, as well as the future of nuclear disarmament. He also talks about the impact of the Ukraine war on various conflicts in Eurasia

Russia-Ukraine war China reiterates need for talks, negotiated settlement to Ukrainian crisis

In a 12-point proposal, China criticized Western sanctions on Russia and asked the world community to shed its “cold war mentality” and address the “security interests and concerns” of all countries involved

Ten surprisingly good things that happened in 2022

If we hope to celebrate another holiday season, we have to find a way to bring all sides to the negotiating table. May peace prevail in 2023!

Mapping Faultlines; Did We Learn Anything from Cuban Missile Crisis?

In this episode, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the Cuban Missile Crisis and the lessons that were learnt and those that were ignored

77th UN General Assembly opens in New York amid a world in crisis

The session opens as crises wreak havoc across the globe, prompting mass protest from people around the world. How will the UN respond?

IAEA investigation Iran Iran nuclear deal prospects dim again

Crucial midterm elections in the US and Israeli national elections are possible reasons for the delay in addressing Iranian concerns regarding an IAEA investigation

Eat NATO for Breakfast

As the NATO summit in Madrid approaches, a broad coalition of grassroots movements and political organizations struggle for peace. A peace summit is set to be held in June

Activists denounce AUKUS alliance as a possible new Cold War and other stories

Today we look at the military pact between Australia, the US, and the UK; sanctions imposed against Guinea’s military junta; and more

AUKUS Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War

China too slammed the move calling it an “extremely irresponsible” act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects “Cold war mentality and ideological biases”  

French colonial crimes continue to affect lives in Polynesia

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent analysis of declassified documents from the nuclear testing done by France on the islands of Polynesia

Why we can’t give up on the idea of a world free from nuclear weapons

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22 but none of the nuclear weapons states are signatories. In fact, the US, in October, asked those governments who signed the treaty to withdraw from it