Peace Magazine: January-March 2018: Vol.34, No.1

Peace Magazine

January-March 2018: Vol.34, No.1

2017 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to ICAN: Where do we go from Here?
First, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, then the Nobel Peace Prize, and support from the Pope and the Dalai Lama. Subir Guin reviews the nuclear year.

Restoring Canada’s Leadership in Nuclear Arms Control
Canada was the first country to formally renounce nuclear weapons, but it was absent from the 2017 treaty negotiations. Tariq Rauf outlines the steps Ottawa must now take.

Nuclear Disarmament: Universalizing the Treaty
Given our current path, it is only a matter of time until there is another nuclear event. Earl Turcotte suggests ways the nuclear logjam can be broken.

Who’s More Dangerous: A Nuclear Kim or an Erratic Trump?
There is no possible rational or legal use of nuclear weapons by either the US or North Korea, writes Robin Collins.

Kurdish Cooperation and Renewal: Is There a Way Forward?
How can there be creative cooperation among Kurds living in Syria, Iraq, Turkey, and Iran without dividing thse countries as they now stand? RenĂ© Wadlow observes that some Kurds have been studying an unlikely source—US anarchist Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) and his work on social ecology.

Update on our How to Save the World Project
Since you’re reading Peace Magazine, it’s safe to assume that you’re trying to save the world from something: war or global warming, say, or famine, pandemics, radiation exposure from a reactor explosion, or maybe even cyberwar. So, how’s it going for you? Metta Spencer gives an update.

Cyberpeacekeeping: The Challenge
In a world faced with the potential for a vast escalation in computer-based attacks, an investment in cyberpeacekeeping would seem a bargain, writes Walter Dorn.

Newsworthy: Russia destroys its last chemical weapons; Corbyn and Chomsky win; Syrian chemical arms investigation curtailed; US No-First-Use Policy?; INF and Russian missiles; Good News.

Reviews: Payam Akhavan, In Search of a Better World: Human Rights Odyssey reviewed by Will van den Hoonaard.

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