Monthly Archives: November 2015

Royal Flush

Nuclear disarmament: Is it time to agree on the key parameters of the process ahead?

Tim Caughley

This year’s meeting of the United Nations General Assembly’s (first) committee on ‘disarmament and international security’ gave an extra spark to the UN’s 70th birthday. Enlivening the usually lack-lustre First Committee agenda this October were several new and contentious resolutions. They served to give an unparalleled profile to nuclear disarmament, for reasons that bear reflection.