27 May 2013
Australia and the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative: difficult times for disarmament diplomacy by Tanya Ogilvie-White
By Tanya Ogilvie-White
Australia recognises the critical role that the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons plays in preventing uncontrolled proliferation and promoting disarmament, and upholding the treaty has long been a core foreign policy goal.
However Australia's disarmament diplomacy has hit a difficult patch.
This paper proposes a way forward, focusing primarily on the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative.