Steve Cooke and Andrew Futter (Leicester): Democracy versus Deterrence: Nuclear Weapons and Political Integrity. C. Christine Fair (Georgetown): Pakistan’s Nuclear Program: Laying the Groundwork for Impunity. South Asia is not the most dangerous place on Earth. Hey, NATO, let’s move those 50 US thermonuclear weapons out of Turkey. George Friedman on 3 maps that explain the geopolitics of nuclear weapons. The U.N. just passed a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons — that actually matters. The nuclear ban treaty: A missed US opportunity that can be redeemed in September. The test that changed the world: The Manhattan Project shows why it’s so hard to keep countries from obtaining nuclear weapons.

South Korea wants the US to station nuclear weapons in the country. Worried about North Korea? Here’s why you shouldn’t. The risk of nuclear war with North Korea is exaggerated. As crisis brews, some in South Korea fear Trump is “kind of nuts”.