The Right to Peace: Space Security

Ploughshares News, Space Security

The theme for the 2018 International Day of Peace (Friday, Sept. 21) is The Right to Peace – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on Dec. 10, 1948, to recognize “the inherent dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human race.” …

US National Space Policy: Weaponizing Space?

Tasneem Jamal

Author Jessica West The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2006 Volume 27 Issue 4 October 4-10 marked World Space Week, designated by the United Nations General Assembly “for the yearly celebration at the international level of the contribution that space science and technology can make to the betterment of the human condition,” with the objective of “increasing awareness among decision makers and civil …