Asia’s Nuclear Future
By Cheryl Rofer
Even in today’s unsettled environment, the prospects for additional states to develop nuclear weapons are low. But if there is a next nuclear power, it’ll be found in Asia.
Nuclear Proliferation Concerns in East Asia: Beyond North Korea
By Hart Rapaport
The nuclear situation in East Asia is more nuanced than the actions of a single nation.
Japan’s Dilemma Over Nuclear Disarmament
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan’s refusal to sign the U.N. treaty banning nuclear weapons has exacerbated a Pandora’s box of internal and international criticism.
Japan’s Security Choices in an Uncertain East Asia
By Titli Basu
What kind of Japan will the region have to deal with in the coming decades?
The Dangerous Naivety of ICAN
By Yukari Easton
Should Japan sign the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which ICAN champions?
The North Korea Crisis in Regional Context
By J.M. Norton and Monte R. Bullard
A look at the geopolitical drivers of policy in North Korea, China, and elsewhere.
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
By Aron Woonink
President Trump’s rhetoric and a highly threatening North Korea are chipping away at Japan's nuclear neuralgia.
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
By Tom Corben
Prospective reforms to Japan’s military posture mask the strategic vulnerability of Japan’s nuclear reactors.
Japan’s Nuclear Moment
By Liubomir K. Topaloff
Geopolitical trends have combined to open a window of opportunity for Japan to become a nuclear state.
Donald Trump’s Potentially Dangerous Impact on US Policy in East Asia
By Parker Novak
Trump's rhetoric is already having an impact in East Asia, and not in ways beneficial to the United States.
Will North Korea's Nuclear Test Tempt South Korea and Japan to Go Nuclear?
By Pang Zhongying
The latest test may strengthen calls South Korea and Japan to develop their own nuclear weapons.
Is It Time for Nuclear Sharing in East Asia?
By Elmar Hellendoorn and Christine M. Leah
The dynamics that generated U.S.-NATO nuclear sharing in Europe in the late 1950s seem to be emerging in Asia today.