Li Bin

Articles by Li Bin

1 January 2015
Global forum

The United States and Russia have obligated themselves to pursuing complete nuclear disarmament. But despite the two countries’ treaty obligations, it’s reasonable to wonder if Russia and the United States will ever accept the constraints on power that total disarmament implies.

16 October 2014

The practical path toward disarmament

The authors argues that disarmament's best chance for progress is to focus on delegitimizing nuclear weapons rather than on strict numerical reductions in arsenals.

21 August 2014

Major problems with minimum deterrence

The author argues that reducing nuclear arsenals to the point that they represent only a minimum deterrent might be a useful interim step for disarmament, but complete abolition must remain the eventual goal.

1 May 2010
The small yields of Pyongyang's 2006 and 2009 nuclear tests have left analysts wondering how the North designed its devices. One preeminent Chinese expert has a worrisome theory.
1 January 2005
As more and more countries adopt the IAEA's Additional Protocol, all kinds of nuclear secrets will come spilling out. Currently under the microscope: South Korea.
1 March 2004
When the United States abandons arms control, the whole world loses opportunities for greater security and economic growth.