Reaching Out: New Approaches to Security in Space

Tasneem Jamal Space Security

Author Jessica West The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2009 Volume 30 Issue 1 This article is based on a presentation given at the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. on January 8, 2009. Acting responsibly in space requires clear vision, sound plans, and cooperation from spacefaring nations. Each must reach out to the others in the international community to end diplomatic gridlock. The …

Nuclear Weapons at the UN: Canada as Bridge Builder?

Tasneem Jamal Nuclear Weapons

Author Jessica West The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2008 Volume 29 Issue 4 This year the United Nations First Committee met from October 6 to November 4. A specialized committee of the General Assembly, it is tasked with discussing issues related to international peace, security, and disarmament, and generating resolutions to be considered by the Assembly. The very first resolution passed by …