Professor Nobumasa Akiyama appeared in an episode of CIGS Diplomacy and Security TV, a TV program produced by the Canon Institute for Global Studies. This episode entitled Is a Nuclear-Free World an illusion? How to inherit Hiroshima-Nagasaki? was released on May 16, 2022. Professor Akiyama discussed the truth about a world without nuclear weapons, the role of nuclear weapons for Russia, and whether a nuclear balance between the U.S., China, and Russia can be achieved. He also expressed his opinions on how to deal with Putin’s nuclear threats, and the challenges that the U.S. faces in nuclear deterrence.