Final documents of the NPT 2015 Conference

And that’s a wrap! Tariq Rauf’s last daily reviews are up on SIPRI and a draft of the final document, a summation of the entire conference and the decisions made therein, is also available online:

The latest on the NPT 2015 Conference

With apologies to our readers, Atomic Reporters has been on the road recently. That said, Tariq Rauf has continued his reports for SIPRI:

Nuclear Romanticism VS Nuclear Realism

 We’re at the end of the second week of the NPT RevCon and amid the plethora of words Ward Wilson, a friend of Atomic Reporters, poses a question so fundamental that the conference is unlikely to address it: what is the utility of nuclear weapons?
Wilson’s argument is that if indeed we are wedded to warfare – and history past and present seems to bear it out –  nuclear weapons are not the right tools for the job, as technologically appropriate as taking a sledge hammer to repair a watch. Read How nuclear “realists” falsely framed the nuclear weapons debate on the pages of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

NPT 2015 Conference Catch Up

The 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  continues to forge on ahead, and SIPRI’s Tariq Rauf continues to update the world on its goings-on. Days four through eight are available here: