Will global powers give up their nuclear weapons? | Nuclear Weapons News
The head of the United Nations warned of the greatest threat of nuclear disaster since the end of the Cold War.
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has been credited with keeping the world safe.
Nearly every country has signed this agreement to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons and promote the peaceful use of atomic technology.
But the UN secretary general warns the world is just a danger miscalculation from nuclear conflict.
Antonio Guterres says the threat is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War.
Nuclear-armed powers including the United States have called for disarmament.
But do they have the will to eliminate nuclear weapons?
Presenters: Kim Vinnell
Robert Kelley – Distinguished Fellow, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Rabia Akhtar – Director, Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Studies, University of Lahore
Richard Cupitt – Director of the Partnership Against Weapons Proliferation, Stimson Center