Nuclear disarmament
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

Chomsky and Prashad: Three major threats to life on earth that we must address in 2021

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad discuss the threats humanity and earth face today that require urgent attention

2020: Nuclear disarmament in limbo, arms race in space?

In the second part of a series of conversations about the geo-political situation, Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the state of global disarmament and the possibility of the weaponization of space

Hopes rise of extension of New START arms control treaty as Russia offers to freeze arsenal

Russia on Tuesday offered to freeze its current arsenal, and proposed an extension of the treaty by one year. The treaty signed in 2010 capped the number of nuclear warheads by the two countries and its deployment