Global Risk and Crisis Management Program
Emerging Strategic Risks in the Asia-Pacific and the Impact on the Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime: The Japanese Perspective
DateMarch 6, 2023
BibliographyAsia-Pacific Leadership Network (ALPN)
AuthorNobumasa Akiyama
Summary On March 6, 2023, the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network(ALPN)published the report “Emerging strategic risks in the Asia-Pacific a­nd the impact on the nuclear non-proliferation regime: The Japanese perspective,” written by Professor Nobumasa Akiyama, dean of Hitotsubashi University School of International a­nd Public Policy a­nd GGR researcher. ALPN is a network of former a­nd currently serving political, diplomatic, a­nd military leaders, as well as scholars a­nd opinion leaders based in the Asia-Pacific region. Their ultimate aim is to eliminate the usage of nuclear weapons a­nd they do so by informing a­nd influencing public opinion to take into consideration the threat that nuclear weapons pose to this world. Professor Akiyama, as a member of the ALPN, wrote this report with the purpose of explaining the current nuclear situation in the Asia-Pacific from the perspective of Japan.