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Why North Korea Should Dismantle Its Chemical Weapons Arsenal

Wednesday 27 November 2013

The fight against chemical weapons appears to be steadily gaining ground. Following a U.S.- and ..... read more

State of Conflicts in Asia: What Strategic Outlooks for 2013?

Thursday 07 March 2013

In terms of strategy, 2012 was a uniquely significant year for Asia. In addition to specific internal ..... read more

North Korea’s Nuclear Test: a Trigger for Regional Conflict?

Wednesday 13 February 2013

North Korea has carried out its third nuclear test since 2006, and the world perceives it as yet ..... read more

Diplomacy and military nuclear

Saturday 10 July 2010

The recent evolutions of Chinese policies concerning nuclear proliferation show contradictory ..... read more

China's Diplomatic Activity at the Occasion of the Third Round of the 2009 Conference on Desarmament

Tuesday 01 December 2009

Sur le plan diplomatique, la doctrine dite de « réforme et ..... read more


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Monday 23 March 2009

The world is inching perilously closer to a new chapter in the proliferation of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Two countries have almost simultaneously hardened their stances in recent weeks, underscoring their ability to achieve breakthroughs in weapon technology. One is Iran. It consistently denies any intention of possessing nuclear weapons while taking all of the necessary steps toward acquisition. An oil-rich country, it launches a civilian nuclear energy program, then proceeds with uranium enrichment in a manner consistent with a military goal. Most recently, it succeeds in its first ballistic launch of a space satellite.


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China and the North Korean nuclear programme: what support for sanctions?

Thursday 22 May 2014 - Meeting of the China Observatory

Participation to this event with Mathieu Duchâtel (Associate Researcher at Asia Centre and SIPRI’s “China and Global Security” programme manager) is limited to .....


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