Statement to the 3rd Preparatory Committee for the 2020 NPT Review ConferenceMay 7, 2019
Nearly fifty years after the entry into force of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the international community remains woefully distant from a credible process that would make even the most optimistic observer believe that the abolition of nuclear weapons is within sight. Read full text.
10 Things You Should Know About Killer RobotsMarch 27, 2019
1. What are Killer Robots? Actually, pretty much what they sound like. These are autonomous weapons systems that could kill human beings without any human involvement in the critical functions of target selection and the employment of lethal force. Lethal autonomous weapons systems could take many physical forms, and could also operate in large numbers and distributed architectures. The emergence ...
Tracing Canada’s military exports: Analyzing the 2017 reportMarch 26, 2019
The release of Global Affair Canada’s (GAC) Report on the Export of Military Goods from Canada—2017 provided the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Canadian military exports on record.
The Ploughshares Monitor: Spring 2019March 26, 2019
Volume 40 Issue 1 A quarterly publication of Project Ploughshares Please click on attachment to view document:
Nobel Peace Lectures 2018March 26, 2019
Combating War Crimes Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 40 Issue 1 Spring 2019 "Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, war crimes. Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending these victims. Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others. Each of them in ...
The future of war: Missiles and space as seen by the United States in 2019March 26, 2019
Two new policy documents released in the United States cast light on what future war could look like, especially the central and entwined roles of missiles and outer space.