Make no mistake; nuclear weapons are a problem today. There are approximately 30,000 nuclear weapons in the world, belonging to nine countries.
The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) came into force in 1970 and is the only legally-binding agreement where the nuclear weapons states promise to eliminate their nuclear arsenals.
It seems that the five nuclear powers, the US, Russian Federation, UK, France and China want to have their yellow cake and eat it too.
In addition to closing down nuclear test sites to delay nuclear explosions, blocking ships carrying nuclear weapons grade materials, and generally being a nuisance to the nuclear powers, we also work in a number of political arenas to help...
I have been living in Istanbul, in Taksim, for the last year and a half. This weekend I felt at home here for the first time. Against the tense backdrop and amidst the clouds of tear gas people are being exceptionally kind.
"Find out just what people will submit to and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong that will be imposed upon them." – Frederick Douglass, American ex-slave civil rights leader
The citizens of...
Stability in the Middle East region remains elusive due to the lack of serious action and pressure for resuming the Middle East peace process on the part of key states.
We believe greater peace, greater security, greater safety is possible. Reaching out across national boundaries Greenpeace is working with citizens and political leaders around the world to make this happen.
The North-East Asian nuclear situation often casts North Korea as a rogue player, however the situation is far more complex than it initially seems.
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