Experts Say

For a nuclear-free world

The Hindu
August 2, 2017
By Garimella Subramaniam

The new treaty has a sound basis. But its effectiveness could be jeopardised by the nine countries resisting it. The adoption of the historic United Nations pact to ban nuclear weapons underscores a paradigm shift in the discourse on global disarmament. Foremost, the universal goal of total elimination of these weapons of mass destruction has been disentangled from the narrow focus on the maintenance of a deterrent by the nuclear weapons states against threats from one another.
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