A challenging nuclear disarmament landscape for 2020

Cesar Jaramillo Featured, Nuclear Weapons, Ploughshares Monitor Leave a Comment

The next year will be critical in the attempt to achieve a world free of nuclear weapons—and the outlook is hardly promising. The global nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation regime, already at the breaking point, will certainly face various overlapping challenges.
Here are some focal points that Project Ploughshares will be following closely:

JCPOA: A deal undone

Cesar Jaramillo Featured, Nuclear Weapons Leave a Comment

In a widely expected move, on May 8, U.S. President Donald Trump announced the immediate U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (Iran nuclear deal) and the imposition of increasingly stringent economic sanctions against Iran. Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 39 Issue 2 Summer 2018 by Cesar Jaramillo Not once in a 10-minute address did he point to a …

Is a nuclear-free Middle East an achievable goal?

Cesar Jaramillo Asia, Mideast, Nuclear Weapons

Author Cesar Jaramillo The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 33 Issue 4 For almost 40 years, a nuclear-weapons-free Mideast has been an aspiration of the international community The decision to convene a conference “to be attended by all States of the Middle East, on the establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and all other weapons of mass destruction” (2010 …

Project Ploughshares Calls on Canadian Government to Restore Kairos’s CIDA Funding

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Asia, Defence & Human Security, Mideast

Letter to the Minister of International Cooperation concerning the Hon. Jason Kenney’s comments on KAIROS‘s position on Israel. December 22, 2009 The Hon. Bev Oda. M.P., P.C. Minister of International Cooperation Canadian International Development Agency Oda.B@parl.gc.ca Fax: 613-992-2794 Dear Minister Oda, I write on behalf of the board of Project Ploughshares, a Canadian ecumenical organization engaged in public policy research …